U.S. state temperature extremes

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The following table lists the highest and lowest temperatures recorded in each state in the United States, in both Fahrenheit and Celsius.

StateRecord high
temperature
DatePlace(s)Record low
temperature
DatePlace(s)
Alabama112 °F / 44 °CSeptember 5, 1925Centerville−27 °F / −33 °CJanuary 30, 1966New Market
Alaska100 °F / 38 °CJune 27, 1915Fort Yukon−80 °F / −62 °CJanuary 23, 1971Prospect Creek
Arizona128 °F / 53 °CJune 29, 1994Lake Havasu City−40 °F / −40 °CJanuary 7, 1971Hawley Lake
Arkansas120 °F / 49 °CAugust 10, 1936Ozark−29 °F / −34 °CFebruary 13, 1905Gravette
California134 °F / 57 °CJuly 10, 1913Death Valley−45 °F / −43 °CJanuary 20, 1937Boca
Colorado118 °F / 48 °CJuly 11, 1888Bennett−61 °F / −52 °CFebruary 1, 1985Maybell, Colorado
Connecticut106 °F / 41 °CJuly 15, 1995Danbury−37 °F / −38 °CFebruary 16, 1943Norfolk Valley
Delaware110 °F / 43 °CJuly 21, 1930Millsboro−17 °F / −27 °CJanuary 17, 1893Millsboro
District of Columbia106 °F / 41 °CJuly 20, 1930Washington−15 °F / −26 °CFebruary 11, 1899Washington
Florida109 °F / 43 °CJune 29, 1931Monticello−2 °F / −19 °CFebruary 13, 1899Tallahassee
Georgia114 °F / 46 °CAugust 20, 1983*Greenville−17 °F / −27 °CJanuary 27, 1940Northern Floyd County
Hawaii100 °F / 38 °CApril 27, 1931*Pahala15 °F / −9 °CJanuary 5, 1975Mauna Kea
Idaho118 °F / 48 °CJuly 28, 1934Orofino−60 °F / −51 °CJanuary 18, 1943Island Park Dam
Illinois117 °F / 47 °CJuly 14, 1954East Saint Louis−36 °F / −38 °CJanuary 5, 1999Congerville
Indiana116 °F / 47 °CJuly 14, 1936Collegeville−36 °F / −38 °CJanuary 19, 1994New Whiteland
Iowa118 °F / 48 °CJuly 20, 1934Keokuk−47 °F / −44 °CFebruary 3, 1996*Elkader
Kansas121 °F / 49 °CJuly 24, 1936*Alton−40 °F / −40 °CFebruary 13, 1905Lebanon
Kentucky114 °F / 46 °CJuly 28, 1930Greensburg−37 °F / −38 °CJanuary 19, 1994Shelbyville
Louisiana112 °F / 44 °CAugust 10, 1936Plain Dealing−16 °F / −27 °CFebruary 13, 1899Minden
Maine105 °F / 41 °CJuly 10, 1911*North Bridgton−50 °F / −45 °CJanuary 16, 2009Big Black River
Maryland109 °F / 43 °CJuly 10, 1936*Cumberland, Frederick−40 °F / −40 °CJanuary 13, 1912Oakland
Massachusetts107 °F / 42 °CAugust 2, 1975New Bedford; Chester−40 °F / −40 °CJanuary 22, 1984Chester[1]
Michigan112 °F / 44 °CJuly 13, 1936Mio−51 °F / −46 °CFebruary 9, 1934Vanderbilt
Minnesota114 °F / 46 °CJuly 29, 1917Beardsley−60 °F / −51.1 °CFebruary 2, 1996Tower
Mississippi115 °F / 46 °CJuly 29, 1930Holly Springs−19 °F / −28 °CJanuary 30, 1966Corinth
Missouri118 °F / 48 °CJuly 14, 1954*Warsaw; Union−40 °F / −40 °CFebruary 13, 1905Warsaw
Montana117 °F / 47 °CJuly 5, 1937Medicine Lake−70 °F / −57 °CJanuary 20, 1954Rogers Pass
Nebraska118 °F / 48 °CJuly 24, 1936*Minden−47 °F / −44 °CDecember 22, 1989*Oshkosh
Nevada125 °F / 52 °CJune 29, 1994Laughlin−50 °F / −46 °CJanuary 8, 1937San Jacinto
New Hampshire106 °F / 41 °CJuly 4, 1911Nashua−50 °F / −46 °CJanuary 22, 1885Mount Washington
New Jersey110 °F / 43 °CJuly 10, 1936Runyon−34 °F / −37 °CJanuary 5, 1904River Vale
New Mexico122 °F / 50 °CJune 27, 1994Lakewood−50 °F / −46 °CFebruary 1, 1951Gavilan
New York108 °F / 42 °CJuly 22, 1926Troy−52 °F / −46 °CFebruary 18, 1979*Old Forge
North Carolina110 °F / 43 °CAugust 21, 1983Fayetteville−34 °F / −37 °CJanuary 21, 1985Mount Mitchell
North Dakota121 °F / 49 °CJuly 6, 1936Steele−60 °F / −51 °CFebruary 15, 1936Parshall
Ohio113 °F / 45 °CJuly 21, 1934Gallipolis−39 °F / −39 °CFebruary 10, 1899Milligan
Oklahoma120 °F / 49 °CJune 27, 1994*Tipton−31 °F / −35 °CFebruary 10, 2011Nowata
Oregon117 °F / 47 °CAugust 4, 1998*Pelton Dam−54 °F / −48 °CFebruary 10, 1933*Seneca
Pennsylvania111 °F / 44 °CJuly 10, 1936*Phoenixville−42 °F / −41 °CJanuary 5, 1904Smethport
Rhode Island104 °F / 40 °CAugust 2, 1975Providence−28 °F / −34 °CJanuary 17, 1942Wood River Jct
South Carolina113 °F / 45 °CJune 30, 2012*USC Columbia[2]−22 °F / −30 °CJanuary 21, 1985Hogback Mountain[3]
South Dakota120 °F / 49 °CJuly 15, 2006*Usta/Fort Pierre (near)−58 °F / −50 °CFebruary 17, 1936McIntosh
Tennessee113 °F / 45 °CAugust 9, 1930*Perryville−32 °F / −36 °CDecember 30, 1917Mountain City
Texas120 °F / 49 °CJune 28, 1994*Monahans−23 °F / −31 °CFebruary 8, 1933*Seminole
Utah117 °F / 47 °CJuly 5, 1985Saint George−69 °F / −56 °CFebruary 1, 1985Peter's Sink
Vermont105 °F / 41 °CJuly 4, 1911Vernon−50 °F / −46 °CDecember 30, 1933Bloomfield
Virginia110 °F / 43 °CJuly 15, 1954Balcony Falls−30 °F / −34 °CJanuary 22, 1985Mountain Lake
Washington118 °F / 48 °CAugust 5, 1961*Ice Harbor Dam−48 °F / −44 °CDecember 30, 1968Mazama; Winthrop
West Virginia112 °F / 44 °CJuly 10, 1936*Martinsburg−37 °F / −38 °CDecember 30, 1917Lewisburg
Wisconsin114 °F / 46 °CJuly 13, 1936Wisconsin Dells−55 °F / −48 °CFebruary 4, 1996Couderay
Wyoming115 °F / 46 °CJuly 12, 1900Basin−66 °F / −54 °CFebruary 9, 1933Moran

*Also on earlier date or dates in that state

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