Hottest temperature ever in Ohio is 113 degrees; where was it? (records for 64 cities) (2022)

Hottest temperature ever in Ohio is 113 degrees; where was it? (records for 64 cities) (1)

Hottest temperature ever recorded in 64 Ohio cities

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Every Ohioan knows of the crazy weather here. Especially in Cleveland, when temperatures can dip to 50 degrees one day, but surge to record highs the next.

Here, we look at the hottest temperature ever recorded in 64 cities throughout the Buckeye State.

Can you believe the highest is a sweltering 113 degrees? Scroll down to see where and when that happened. Also discover how your hometown record compares.

Note: Many of the records were set in July 1936 -- a month that saw around 100 Ohio heat deaths, and 5,000 fatalities nationwide. The National Weather Service dubbed it as a central U.S. record-breaking heat wave.

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Akron-Canton: 104 degrees

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Hottest temperature ever in Ohio is 113 degrees; where was it? (records for 64 cities) (2)

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The hottest day ever recorded in Akron was way back on Aug. 6, 1918, when the airport measured a 104-degree temperature.

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Athens: 104 degrees

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Athens reached 104 degrees on July 9, 1988.

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Bellefontaine: 106 degrees

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Hottest temperature ever in Ohio is 113 degrees; where was it? (records for 64 cities) (3)

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Bellefontaine maxed out at 106 degrees two times in history, on July 14, 1936 and on July 22, 1934.

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Bryan: 106 degrees

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Bryan's record warmth was more recent, reaching a steamy 106 degrees on July 29, 2012.

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Cambridge: 102 degrees

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Cambridge's hottest temperature ever recorded landed on July 16, 1988, when the mercury measured 102 degrees.

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Carpenter: 102 degrees

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Carpenter, Ohio, also comes in at 102 degrees. The hottest day fell on July 26, 1964.

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Celina: 104 degrees

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Hottest temperature ever in Ohio is 113 degrees; where was it? (records for 64 cities) (4)

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(Peggy Turbett, The Plain Dealer)

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Celina's hottest day on record happened on June 28, 2012 when temperatures reached 104 degrees.

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Cheviot: 103 degrees

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Cheviot reached its record 103 degrees on three separate occasions. First, on July 15, 1988, then again on July 30 and 31 in 1999.

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Chippewa Lake: 103 degrees

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Hottest temperature ever in Ohio is 113 degrees; where was it? (records for 64 cities) (5)

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(Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer)

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Chippewa Lake's hottest temperature ever recorded is 103 degrees, and that was hit on both July 9, 1936, and August, 6, 1918.

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Cincinnati: 107 degrees

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Hottest temperature ever in Ohio is 113 degrees; where was it? (records for 64 cities) (6)

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(Peggy Turbett, The Plain Dealer)

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Cincinnati's record-hot temperature is a scorcher. The airport reached 107 degrees on July 10, 1988.

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Circleville: 109 degrees

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Hottest temperature ever in Ohio is 113 degrees; where was it? (records for 64 cities) (7)

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Circleville reached a scorching 109 degrees on July 14, 1936.

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Cleveland: 104 degrees

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Hottest temperature ever in Ohio is 113 degrees; where was it? (records for 64 cities) (8)

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(Thomas Ondrey, The Plain Dealer)

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Cleveland's all-time record high temperature clocks in at 104 degrees, set on June 25, 1988.

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Columbus: 104 degrees

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Hottest temperature ever in Ohio is 113 degrees; where was it? (records for 64 cities) (9)

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(Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer)

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Columbus' hottest day on record also stands at 104 degrees, but this record was set on July 14, 1954.

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Coshocton: 106 degrees

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Hottest temperature ever in Ohio is 113 degrees; where was it? (records for 64 cities) (10)

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Coshocton warmed to 106 degrees on three occassions: July 19, 1930, Aug. 6, 1918, and Sept. 3, 1953.

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Dayton: 106 degrees

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The warmest temperature recorded in Dayton is 106 degrees, set on July 14, 1936.

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Defiance: 111 degrees

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Defiance heated to a mind-blowing 111 degrees on July 25, 1934.

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Dennison: 105 degrees

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Dennison, Ohio, hit its record high of 105 degrees on July 4, 1911, and Aug. 6, 1918.

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Fairfield: 111 degrees

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Fairfield's record of 111 degrees was set on July 21, 1934.

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Findlay: 104 degrees

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The hottest day ever recorded in Findlay reached 104 degrees on June 25, 1988.

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Galion: 106 degrees

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The town of Galion hit 106 degrees on July 22, 2011.

Gallipolis: 113 degrees

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The hottest temperature ever recorded in Ohio occurred in Gallipolis on July 21, 1934, when the mercury hit 113 degrees. Gallipolis is located in Southeastern Ohio.

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Greenville: 105 degrees

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Greenville reached a steamy 105 degrees on July 21, 1934.

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Hicksville: 107 degrees

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Hicksville's record stands as 107 degrees, set on July 29, 2012.

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Hillsboro: 105 degrees

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Hillsboro hit its record of 105 degrees twice: first on Sept. 20, 1895, and again on July 4, 1897.

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Huntsville: 103 degrees

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Huntsville's record of 103 degrees was set on June 29, 2012.

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Jackson: 104 degrees

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On July 12, 1914, Jackson reached its hottest temperature ever recorded: 104 degrees.

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Lima: 109 degrees

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Lima's record of 109 degrees occurred on July 14, 1936.

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Logan: 107 degrees

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Logan's all-time record high temperature still stands at 107 degrees on Sept. 5, 1899.

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Mansfield: 105 degrees

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The 105-degree record in Mansfield was set on July 21, 1934.

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Marietta: 103 degrees

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Marietta warmed to 103 degrees on July 8, 2012.

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Marion: 105 degrees

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On July 14, 1936, Marion hit its historical record high temperature of 105 degrees.

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Marysville: 109 degrees

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Another July 14, 1936, record, Marysville hit its historical high of 109 degrees.

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Millport: 103 degrees

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Millport reached its record of 103 degrees three times: Aug. 6 and 7, 1918, and on July 16, 1988.

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Montpelier: 109 degrees

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Montpelier hit a scorching 109 degrees on July 24, 1934.

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Mosquito Creek: 99 degrees

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Hottest temperature ever in Ohio is 113 degrees; where was it? (records for 64 cities) (11)

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(D'arcy Egan, The Plain Dealer)

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Mosquito Creek's record stayed below 100 degrees, at 99 degrees set on July 25, 1965.

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Napoleon: 111 degrees

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Napoleon's historical record of 111 degrees was set on Aug. 6, 1947.

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New Lexington: 103 degrees

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The 103-degree record for New Lexington was reached on July 14, 1954.

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New Philadelphia: 101 degrees

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New Philadelphia's record still stands as 101 degrees, set on July 7, 2012.

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New Springfield: 100 degrees

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New Springfield reached its record on Aug. 21, 1983, when the mercury hit 100 degrees.

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Newark: 106 degrees

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Newark's highest temperature on record is 106 degrees, reached on July 14, 1936.

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Newport: 104 degrees

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On July 17, 1988, Newport hit its high temperature record of 104 degrees.

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Norwalk Township: 108 degrees

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Norwalk Township's steamy record of 108 degrees was set on July 24, 1934.

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Painesville: 98 degrees

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Painesville's record is only 98 degrees, reached on July 25, 1988.

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Pandora: 103 degrees

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The 103-degree record for Pandora was set back on June 25, 1988.

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Paulding: 111 degrees

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Paulding's blistering record of 111 degrees was measured on June 14, 1936.

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Piqua: 103 degrees

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On June 28, 2012, Piqua reached its record high of 103 degrees.

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Portsmouth Scioto: 107 degrees

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The broiling high temperature record of 107 degrees in Portsmouth Scioto was set on July 28, 1930.

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Ravenna: 102 degrees

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Ravenna hit its record of 102 degrees three times: July 7, 2012, July 16, 2013, and on July, 18, 2013.

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Sidney: 102 degrees

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Sidney's historical high temperature record is 102 degrees, set on June 26, 1988, and on June 29, 2012.

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South Point: 105 degrees

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Hottest temperature ever in Ohio is 113 degrees; where was it? (records for 64 cities) (12)

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(Dwight Boyer, The Plain Dealer)

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The 105-degree record of South Point was set on July 26, 2005.

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Tiffin: 106 degrees

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Tiffin's searing record of 106 degrees was measured on July 24, 1934, and July 14, 1936.

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Toledo: 105 degrees

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The hottest Toledo ever heated to was 105 degrees on July 14, 1936.

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Upper Sandusky: 106 degrees

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Upper Sandusky reached its record-hot temperature of 106 degrees, set on Aug. 6, 1918.

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Van Wert: 110 degrees

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Van Wert reached an unimaginable 110 degrees on July 14, 1936.

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Warren: 105 degrees

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Warren hit its record high of 105 degrees twice: July 9, 1936, and Aug. 6, 1918.

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Washington Court House: 107 degrees

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The city of Washington Court House heated to a steamy 107 degrees on July 21, 1934.

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Waterloo: 104 degrees

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Waterloo's record high still stands as 104 degrees, set back on June 30, 2012.

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Wauseon: 109 degrees

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Wauseon hit a scorching 109 degrees on two occassions: July 14, 1936, and Aug. 7, 1918.

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Waverly: 107 degrees

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Waverly's high temperature record of 107 degrees was set on July 28, 1930.

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Westerville: 103 degrees

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The 103-degree record for Westerville was measured on July 22, 1901.

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Wilmington: 111 degrees

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Wilmington's historical record high of 111 degrees hit on July 21, 1934.

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Wooster: 105 degrees

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Hottest temperature ever in Ohio is 113 degrees; where was it? (records for 64 cities) (13)

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Wooster's highest temperature ever recorded stands as 105 degrees, set on Aug. 6, 1918.

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Xenia: 108 degrees

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Xenia warmed to 108 degrees, the highest temperture on record, on July 10 and 14, 1936.

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Youngstown: 103 degrees

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Youngstown reached its 103-degree record on July 10, 1936.

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