Tallahassee Weather Extremes

Below you will find all-time weather records for Tallahassee, Florida.  For temperature and precipitation records, there are two sets of data.  The first two columns of data represent extremes recorded at the current observing site at the Tallahassee Regional Airport (previously the Tallahassee Municipal Airport).  Prior to March 29, 1961, observations were taken at other locations in Tallahassee and records for these locations are listed in the last two columns.  Observations were taken at the Dale Mabry Field from this date back to March 1940.  Prior to that, observations were taken at various downtown locations beginning in April 1885.



Temperature Records (oF)
* denotes last of several occurrences
 

Record
Reading
Date(s)
Reading
Date(s)
 Hottest Temperature
 105
June 15, 2011
104 
June 20, 1933
July 15, 1932
July 3, 1931
June 29, 1931
June 24, 1914
 Coldest Temperature
6
 January 21, 1985
-2
February 13, 1899
Highest Daily Mean
91
July 30, 2010
July 20, 2007
July 18, 2000
July 16, 2000
July 14, 1980
91
July 15, 1932
July 11, 1930
June 29, 1931
Lowest Daily Mean
17
January 21, 1985 
10
February 13, 1899
Lowest Daily Maximum
28
January 21, 1985 
22
February 13, 1899
Highest Daily Minimum
81
July 15, 1980
79
July 11, 1930
Hottest Month
85.3
June 1998 
85.4
July 1932
Coldest Month 
43.9
January 1977
41.0
January 1940
Coldest Year
65.5
1979
64.9
1901
Hottest Year
69.8
1998*
70.7
1933
Most Days at or above 100
16
1998 
12
1931
Earliest 100 Degree Day
100
May 28, 2000
100
May 24, 1941
Latest 100 Degree Day
100
August 28, 2011
100
September 20, 1931
Earliest 90 Degree Day
90
March 15, 1967
90
March 21, 1907
Latest 90 Degree Day
90
October 22, 1993*
90
October 26, 1931
Fewest Freezes
17
1992-93
N/A
N/A
Most Freezes
56
1977-78 & 1969-70
32
1957-58
Most Hard Freezes
19
2000-01
11
1917-18
Earliest Freeze
32
October 18, 1977
29
November 3, 1954
Latest Freeze
31
April 23, 1993
30
April 13, 1918
Earliest Hard Freeze
21
November 9, 1976
22
November 16, 1940
Latest Hard Freeze
25
March 23, 1986
24
March 10, 1932
Latest First Freeze
32
January 8, 1995
N/A
N/A
Earliest Last Freeze
30
February 17, 1997
N/A
N/A
Average First Freeze
 
November 16
 
December 6
Average Last Freeze
 
March 19
 
February 27
Hottest Summer
84.4
2011
82.6 
1932
Coolest Summer
78.9
1961
77.6
1892
Warmest Winter
58.4
1971-72 
64.2
1931-32
Coldest Winter
47.0
1977-78
48.6
1957-58

 

Precipitation Records (inches)
 

Record
Reading
Date(s)
Reading
Date(s)
Wettest 24 hours
10.13
June 11-12, 2001
8.60
September 16, 1924
Wettest Month
20.12
July 1964
23.85
September 1924
Wettest Year
104.18
1964
83.52
1948
Driest Month
Trace
October 1987 & May 1965
0.00
December 1889
Driest Year
44.53
2000
30.98
1954
Greatest Snowfall
1.0
December 22-23, 1989
2.8
February 12-13, 1958
Most Recent Snowfall
Trace
 February 11, 2010
 
 
Most Recent Sleet
Trace
December 24, 2004
 
 

Miscellaneous Records (1945-present)

Record
Reading
Date(s)
Highest Atmospheric Pressure (inches)
30.77
January 3, 2008
Lowest Atmospheric Pressure (inches)
28.84
March 13, 1993
Highest Sustained Wind (mph)
58
August 8, 1962
Highest Gust (mph)
83
September 11, 1990


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