How Hot Can It Get On The 4th of July In The Northeast...

July 1, 2020 // Article by: Brad Miller

The 4th of July weekend is upon us and it looks like much of the Northeast will have to endure some heat and humidity.  Obviously, this is not unusual as we are heading into the climatologically warmest time of the year.  In other words, the highest temperatures that we experience during the calendar year typically occurs from early July through early August.  And while it will be rather warm this upcoming holiday weekend, it doesn't look like any records will be broken.  However, here is a look at the hottest 4th of July holidays and the highest temperature ever recorded at these locations along the I-95 corridor.  Boston's hottest day ever recorded actually did occur on the 4th of July !!


  Hottest 4th of July Highest Temp Ever Recorded
Boston 104° - 1911 104° - July 4th, 1911
Hartford 99° - 1919 103° - July 11th, 2011
New York City 102° - 1949 106° - July 6th, 1936
Philadelphia 103° - 1966 106° - August 7th, 1918
Baltimore 100° - 2002 106° - July 22nd, 2011
Washington, DC 99° - 2012 105° - July 7th, 2012