Last Updated: 17-MAR-2016

U.S. State Temperature Extremes


State          high Temperature        Date              Place(s)                         low Temperature         Date               Place(s)
Alabama         112F / 44C           September 5, 1925 Centerville                      -27F / -33C           January 30, 1966   New Market             El.   760
Alaska          100F / 38C           June 27, 1915     Fort Yukon                       -80F / -62C           January 23, 1971   Prospect Creek         El. 1,100
Arizona         128F / 53C           July 5, 2007*     Lake Havasu City                 -40F / -40C           January 7, 1971    Hawley Lake            El. 8,180
Arkansas        120F / 49C           August 10, 1936   Ozark                            -29F / -34C           February 13, 1905  Pond                   El. 1,250
California      134F / 57C           July 10, 1913     Death Valley                     -45F / -43C           January 20, 1937   Boca                   El. 5,532
Colorado        118F / 48C           July 11, 1888     Bennett                          -61F / -52C           February 1, 1985   Maybell                El. 5,920
Connecticut     106F / 41C           July 15, 1995     Danbury                          -32F / -36C           February 16, 1943* Falls Village          El.   585
Delaware        110F / 43C           July 21, 1930     Millsboro                        -17F / -27C           January 17, 1893   Millsboro              El.    20
Florida         109F / 43C           June 29, 1931     Monticello                        -2F / -19C           February 13, 1899  Tallahassee            El.   193
Georgia         112F / 44C           July 24, 1952     Louisville                       -17F / -27C           January 27, 1940   Northern Floyd County  El. 1,000
Hawaii          100F / 38C           April 27, 1931    Pahala                            12F / -11C           May 17, 1979       Mauna Kea              El.13,770
Idaho           118F / 48C           July 28, 1934     Orofino                          -60F / -51C           January 18, 1943   Island Park Dam        El. 6,285
Illinois        117F / 47C           July 14, 1954     East St. Louis                   -36F / -38C           January 5, 1999    Congerville            El.   722
Indiana         116F / 47C           July 14, 1936     Collegeville                     -36F / -38C           January 19, 1994   New Whiteland          El.   785
Iowa            118F / 48C           July 20, 1934     Keokuk                           -47F / -44C           February 3, 1996*  Elkader                El.   770
Kansas          121F / 49C           July 24, 1936*    Alton                            -40F / -40C           February 13, 1905  Lebanon                El. 1,812
Kentucky        114F / 46C           July 28, 1930     Greensburg                       -34F / -37C           January 28, 1963   Cynthiana              El.   730
Louisiana       114F / 46C           August 10, 1936   Plain Dealing                    -16F / -27C           February 13, 1899  Minden                 El.   194
Maine           105F / 41C           July 10, 1911*    North Bridgton                   -48F / -45C           January 19, 1925   Van Buren              El.   458
Maryland        109F / 44C           July 10, 1936*    Cumberland, Frederick            -40F / -40C           January 13, 1912   Oakland                El. 2,461
Massachusetts   107F / 43C           August 2, 1975    New Bedford, Chester             -35F / -37C           January 12, 1981   Chester                El.   640
Michigan        112F / 44C           July 13, 1936     Mio                              -51F / -46C           February 9, 1934   Vanderbilt             El.   785
Minnesota       114F / 46C           July 6, 1936*     Moorhead                         -60F / -51C           February 2, 1996   Tower                  El. 1,430
Mississippi     115F / 47C           July 29, 1930     Holly Springs                    -19F / -28C           January 30, 1966   Corinth                El.   420
Missouri        118F / 48C           July 14, 1954*    Warsaw, Union                    -40F / -40C           February 13, 1905  Warsaw                 El.   700
Montana         117F / 48C           July 5, 1937      Medicine Lake                    -70F / -57C           January 20, 1954   Rogers Pass            El. 5,470
Nebraska        118F / 48C           July 24, 1936*    Minden                           -47F / -44C           February 12, 1899* Camp Clarke            El. 3,700
Nevada          125F / 52C           June 29, 1994*    Laughlin                         -50F / -46C           January 8, 1937    San Jacinto            El. 5,200
New Hampshire   106F / 42C           July 4, 1911      Nashua                           -47F / -44C           January 29, 1934   Mount Washington       El. 6,299
New Jersey      110F / 43C           July 10, 1936     Runyon                           -34F / -37C           January 5, 1934    River Vale             El.    70
New Mexico      122F / 50C           June 27, 1994     Lakewood                         -50F / -45C           February 1, 1951   Gavilan                El. 7,350
New York        108F / 42C           July 22, 1926*    Troy                             -57F / -47C           February 18, 1979  Old Forge              El. 1,720
North Carolina  110F / 43C           August 21, 1983   Fayetteville                     -34F / -37C           January 21, 1985   Mount Mitchell         El. 6,525
North Dakota    121F / 50C           July 6, 1936      Steele                           -60F / -51C           February 15, 1936  Parshall               El.   800
Ohio            113F / 45C           July 21, 1934*    Gallipolis                       -39F / -40C           February 10, 1899  Milligan               El.   985
Oklahoma        120F / 48C           June 27, 1994*    Tipton                           -27F / -33C           January 18, 1930*  Watts                  El. 4,700
Oregon          119F / 49C           August 10, 1898*  Pendleton                        -54F / -48C           February 10, 1933* Seneca                 El. 1,500
Pennsylvania    111F / 44C           July 10, 1936*    Phoenixville                     -42F / -41C           January 5, 1904    Smethport              El.   425
Rhode Island    104F / 40C           August 2, 1975    Providence                       -25F / -32C           February 5, 1996   Greene                 El. 3,100
South Carolina  111F / 44C           June 28, 1954*    Camden                           -19F / -28C           January 21, 1985   Caesars Head           El. 2,277
South Dakota    120F / 49C           July 15, 2006*    Usta (near)                      -58F / -50C           February 17, 1936  McIntosh               El. 2,471
Tennessee       113F / 48C           August 9, 1930*   Perryville                       -32F / -36C           December 30, 1917  Mountain City          El. 3.275
Texas           120F / 49C           August 12, 1930*  Seymour                          -23F / -31C           February 8, 1933*  Seminole               El. 8,092
Utah            117F / 47C           July 5, 1985      Saint George                     -69F / -56C           February 1, 1985   Peter's Sink           El.   915
Vermont         105F / 40C           July 4, 1911      Vernon                           -50F / -45C           December 30, 1933  Bloomfield             El. 3,870
Virginia        110F / 43C           July 15, 1954     Balcony Falls                    -30F / -35C           January 22, 1985   Mountain Lake          El. 3,870
Washington      118F / 48C           August 5, 1961*   Grant County, Ice Harbor Dam     -48F / -44C           December 30, 1968  Mazama, Winthrop       El. 2,120
West Virginia   112F / 44C           July 10, 1936*    Martinsburg                      -37F / -39C           December 30, 1917  Lewisburg              El. 2,200
Wisconsin       114F / 46C           July 13, 1936     Wisconsin Dells                  -55F / -48C           February 4, 1996   Couderay               El. 1,300 
Wyoming         114F / 46C           July 12, 1900     Basin                            -66F / -54C           February 9, 1933   Riverside              El. 6,650

*Also on earlier date or dates in that state


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