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Monthly Extremes

Nevada Temperature Extremes by Month

Month

Warmest

Coldest

January*

87 at Logandale in 1914

-50 at San Jacinto on Jan. 8, 1937

February

93 at Laughlin on Feb. 26, 1986

-42 at Carlin Newmont on Feb. 6, 1989

March

101 at Rioville, now under Lake Mead, in 1903

-33 at Diamond Valley on March 9, 1969

April

106 at Laughlin & Cottonwood Grove on April 7, 1989

-12 at Ruth on April 2, 1963

May

116 at Callville Bay on May 24, 2000 was a new record, barely eclipsing the old May benchmark of 115 set at Cottonwood Cove in 1983

-7 at Pine Valley on May 9, 1990

June**

125 at Laughlin on June 29, 1994. The temperature reached 124 at Cottonwood Cove on June 29, 1994

8 at Belmont on June 1, 1891

July

124 at Laughlin on July 28, 1995

16 at Charleston on July 31, 1995

August

121 at Cottonwood Grove on Aug. 10, 1992

10 at Charleston & San Jacinto

September

118 at Rioville in 1888

0 at Carlin on September 22, 1895

October

109 at Cottonwood Grove on Oct. 1, 1980

-10 at Mountain City on Oct. 27, 1970

November

98 at Mesquite on Nov. 3, 1944

-33 at Charleston on Nov. 25, 1933

December

91 at Las Vegas on Dec. 9 and 11, 1910

-46 at Mountain City on Dec. 22, 1990

*Note: January is the only month without a 90 reading in Nevada. The only months without a zero minimum recording are June (8 in 1891 at Belmont), July (16 in 1995 at Charleston) and August (10 at Charleston and San Jacinto in 1992.) An even 0 was logged at Carlin in September 1895.

** Nevada's all-time record high temperature. During the 9-day period from June 24 to July 2, 1994, the high temperature never fell below 120 degrees!

Much of the Nevada weather data posted here was previously published in the Nevada Climate Summary, a monthly review issued by John W. James, State Climatologist. Nevada Climate Summaries are available at Nevada libraries. More information may be obtained by email.

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