Weather Records

Here are weather records for temperatures and precipitation from 1920-Present.

Temperature Records

Record High and Low for Temperatures

Record High Temperature

114° – June 29 & 30, 2021

Record Low Temperature

-26° – January 26, 1957

Top Highest Temperature Days

  1. 114° – June 29 & 30, 2021
  2. 113° – August 4, 1961
  3. 112° – August 5, 1961
  4. 111° – July 27, 1939
  5. 111° – July 26, 1928
  6. 110° – June 28, 2021
  7. 110° – July 25, 1928
  8. 109° – June 28, 2015
  9. 109° – July 17, 1941
  10. 109° – July 26, 1939

Top Lowest Temperature Days

  1. -26° – January 26, 1957
  2. -25° – February 1, 1950
  3. -23° – January 27, 1957
    -23° – February 3, 1950
    -23° – January 31, 1950
  4. -22° – January 30, 1929
    -22° – February 3, 1996
  5. -21° – January 29, 1950
  6. -20° – December 17, 1964
    -20° – February 1, 1996
    -20° – February 2, 1996
    -20° – January 31, 1996

Maximum and Minimum Monthly Records

This table shows the record temperature highs and lows for each month, along with the date(s) in which they occur.

MonthRecord High TemperatureRecord High Day(s)Record Low TemperatureRecord Low Day(s)
January60° January 16, 1976
January 31, 1995
-26°January 26, 1957
Feburary69°February 27, 1967-25°February 1, 1950
March81°March 19, 1923March 3, 1989
April92°April 29, 1926
April 24, 1977
April 25, 1977
11°April 1, 1936
May100°May 28, 193420°May 7, 2002
June114°June 29, 2021
June 30, 2021
29°June 13, 1952
July111°July 26, 1928
July 27, 1939
32°July 7, 1971
August113°August 4, 196132°August 22, 1984
August 23, 1992
September102°September 11, 1953
September 3, 1988
19°September 24, 1926
October91°October 10, 1934
October 1, 1943
October 31, 2002
November72°November 4, 1975-16°November 23, 1985
December62°December 11, 2014-20°December 17, 1964

Precipitation Records

Record Highs for Precipitation

Record High Precipitation in a Month

5.86″ – May 1948

Record High Snowfall in a Month

31.4″ – January 1950

Record High Precipitation in a Day

1.61″ – May 19, 1948

Highest Amount of Precipitation Received in a Crop Year (September-August)

  1. 1948 – 22.71″
  2. 1941 – 18.00″
  3. 1997 – 15.01″
  4. 2017 – 14.78″
  5. 1974 – 14.06″
  6. 1983 – 13.67″
  7. 1995 – 13.47″
  8. 1940 – 13.01″
  9. 1984 – 12.89″
  10. 2016 – 12.66″

Lowest Amount of Precipitation Received in a Crop Year

  1. 4.36″ – 1977
  2. 4.8″ – 1930
  3. 5.3″ – 1939
  4. 5.35″ – 2021
  5. 5.72″ – 1973
  6. 5.77″ – 1929
  7. 6.62″ – 1924
  8. 6.63″ – 1966
  9. 6.65″ – 1926
  10. 6.77″ – 2008

Most Snow Received in a Winter (October-May) in Inches

  1. 1949-1950 – 41.5″
  2. 1992-1993 – 38″
  3. 1955-1956 – 36.3″
  4. 2007-2008 – 35.7″
  5. 1996-1997 – 34″
  6. 1985-1986 – 31.23″
  7. 1932-1933 – 30.2″
  8. 1942-1943 – 29.5″
  9. 1968-1969 – 28″
  10. 2016-2017 – 27.9″

Snow totals for each winter (October-May) from 1920-present (pdf)

Most Consecutive Days of Snow on the Ground

  1. 76 days – December 6, 2016-February 19, 2017
  2. 70 days – December 12, 1984-Februrary 23, 1985
  3. 70 days – November 15, 1985-January 23, 1986
  4. 69 days – December 5, 1948-Februrary 11, 1949
  5. 63 days – December 30, 1968-March 2, 1969
  6. 61 days – December 24, 1936-February 22, 1937
  7. 61 days – December 5, 2000-February 3, 2001
  8. 60 days – November 15, 1930-January 13, 1931
  9. 60 days – January 3, 1950-March 3, 1950
  10. 57 days – December 9, 1951-February 3, 1952

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