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The All-Time High Temperature in Each U.S. State

We've examined all the weather records in the NOAA database to determine the all-time highest temperature recorded in each U.S. state.
Note: All records are current as of August 10, 2021.
Click here for the all-time low temperatures in each state.
State Location Temperature Date
AlabamaCentreville112 °FSep 6, 1925
AlaskaTeuchet Creek [1]102 °FJun 20, 1987
AlaskaFort Yukon [2]100 °FJun 27, 1915
AlaskaFairbanks [3]96 °FJun 15, 1969
ArizonaLake Havasu City128 °FJun 29, 1994
ArkansasOzark120 °FAug 10, 1936
CaliforniaGreenland Ranch [4]134 °FJul 10, 1913
CaliforniaDeath Valley130 °FJul 9, 2021
CaliforniaDeath Valley130 °FAug 16, 2020
ColoradoJohn Martin Dam115 °FJul 20, 2019
ConnecticutDanbury106 °FJul 15, 1995
ConnecticutTorrington106 °FAug 23, 1916
DelawareMillsboro110 °FJul 21, 1930
FloridaMonticello109 °FJun 30, 1931
Georgiaabout 15 miles NNW
of Macon
112 °FJul 1, 2012
GeorgiaGreenville112 °FAug 20, 1983
GeorgiaLouisville112 °FJul 24, 1952
HawaiiKapalua Airport [5]98 °FApr 20, 2005
Idahoabout 5 miles east
of Slate Creek
119 °FAug 10, 2018
IllinoisEast St. Louis117 °FJul 14, 1954
IndianaCollegeville116 °FJul 14, 1936
IowaKeokuk118 °FJul 20, 1934
KansasFreedonia121 °FJul 18, 1936
KansasAlton121 °FJul 24, 1936
KentuckyGreensburg114 °FJul 28, 1930
LouisianaPlain Dealing114 °FAug 10, 1936
MaineNorth Brigton105 °FJul 4, 1911
MaineNorth Brigton105 °FJul 10, 1911
MarylandBoettcherville109 °FJul 3, 1898
MarylandConowingo Dam109 °FJun 21, 1988
MarylandCumberland109 °FJul 11, 1936
MarylandCumberland109 °FAug 6, 1918
MarylandCumberland109 °FAug 7, 1918
MarylandFrederick109 °FJul 10, 1936
MarylandKeedysville109 °FAug 6, 1918
MassachusettsChester107 °FAug 2, 1975
MassachusettsNew Bedford107 °FAug 2, 1975
MichiganMio112 °FJul 13, 1936
MichiganStanwood112 °FJul 13, 1936
MinnesotaBeardsley115 °FJul 29, 1917
MississippiHolly Springs115 °FJul 29, 1930
MissouriWarsaw118 °FJul 14, 1954
MissouriLamar118 °FJul 18, 1936
MissouriClinton118 °FJul 15, 1936
MontanaGlendive117 °FJul 20, 1893
MontanaMedicine Lake117 °FJul 5, 1937
NebraskaMinden118 °FJul 24, 1936
NebraskaGeneva118 °FJul 15, 1934
NebraskaHartington118 °FJul 17, 1936
NevadaLaughlin125 °FJun 29, 1994
New HampshireNashua107 °FJul 4, 1911
New JerseyRunyon110 °FJul 10, 1936
New Mexicoabout 25 miles east
of Carlsbad
122 °FJun 27, 1994
New YorkTroy108 °FJul 22, 1926
New YorkMineola108 °FJul 6, 2010
North CarolinaRutherfordton110 °FAug 9, 2007
North CarolinaWarsaw110 °FJun 30, 1998
North CarolinaRockington110 °FAug 9, 2007
North CarolinaRocky Mount110 °FAug 9, 2007
North DakotaSteele120 °FJul 6, 1936
OhioJacksonburg113 °FJul 24, 1901
OhioGallipolis113 °FJul 21, 1934
OklahomaPoteau120 °FAug 10, 1936
OklahomaAlva120 °FJul 18, 1936
OklahomaAltus120 °FAug 12, 1936
OklahomaAltus120 °FJul 19, 1936
OregonPendleton119 °FAug 10, 1898
OregonPrineville119 °FJul 29, 1898
PennsylvaniaPhoenixville111 °FJul 10, 1936
PennsylvaniaPhoenixville111 °FJul 9, 1936
Rhode IslandProvidence104 °FAug 2, 1975
South CarolinaColumbia113 °FJun 29, 2012
South DakotaFort Pierre120 °FJul 15, 2006
South DakotaGann Valley120 °FJul 5, 1936
TennesseePerryville113 °FAug 9, 1930
TennesseePerryville113 °FJul 29, 1930
TexasMonahans120 °FJun 28, 1994
TexasSeymour120 °FAug 12, 1936
TexasOlney120 °FJun 2, 1998
TexasOlney120 °FJun 3, 1998
UtahSt. George117 °FJul 5, 1985
UtahSt. George117 °FJul 11, 2021
VermontVernon107 °FJul 7, 1912
VirginiaGlasgow110 °FJul 15, 1954
VirginiaColumbia110 °FJul 7, 1900
VirginiaColumbia110 °FJul 5, 1900
WashingtonWahluke118 °FJul 24, 1928
WashingtonIce Harbor Dam118 °FAug 5, 1961
WashingtonThe Dalles Municipal Airport118 °FJun 28, 2021
West VirginiaMartinsburg112 °FJul 11, 1936
West VirginiaMoorefield112 °FAug 4, 1930
WisconsinWisconsin Dells114 °FJul 13, 1936
WyomingBasin115 °FAug 8, 1983
4. Likely erroneous. However, this appears in the Guiness Book of World Records as the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth.