Heatwave Hits Charlotte – The Hottest July 5th In Recorded History

Heatwave Hits Charlotte – The Hottest July 5th In Recorded History





Hottest July 5thYesterday, Charlotte recorded a high of 101 degrees, the hottest day in over two years and the hottest July 5th in Charlotte’s history. The new record high broke the previous July 5th record of 100 degrees in 2012. Additionally, a new record warm low of 78 degrees surpassed the old record of 77 degrees set in 1993.

The average daily temperature reached 89.5 degrees, marking it the tenth warmest 24-hour period in Charlotte from 1878 to 2024.

This coming week, temperatures and humidity will return to more seasonable levels. However, rain and scattered thunderstorms will be possible every day.

Slow-moving downpours expected Saturday afternoon and evening could lead to flooding in parts of the Piedmont and Sandhills. Stay weather-aware, and when thunder roars, go indoors.

DAY MAX HI MIN HI MAX LOW MIN LOW PRECIP SNOW
1 104° – 2012 68° – 1943 76° – 1993 56° – 1919 5.91″ – 1944
2 101° – 1931 64° – 1943 76° – 1991 56° – 2008 1.53″ – 1921
3 99° – 1931 70° – 1988 76° – 1925 56° – 2010 2.50″ – 1931
4 99° – 1993 70° – 1968 76° – 1993 55° – 1933 2.63″ – 1989
5 100° – 2012 66° – 1892 77° – 1993 57° – 1967 1.65″ – 1880
6 99° – 1930 63° – 1892 78° – 1881 57° – 1964 1.95″ – 1941
7 100° – 1993 65° – 1979 78° – 1881 55° – 1972 2.37″ – 1967
8 101° – 2012 75° – 1950 81° – 1881 58° – 1892 1.87″ – 1958
9 101° – 1986 71° – 1908 78° – 1986 57° – 2018 3.71″ – 1901
10 101° – 1926 73° – 1892 77° – 1879 53° – 1961 2.45″ – 1941
11 100° – 1986 75° – 1999 78° – 1992 55° – 1963 3.10″ – 1884
12 102° – 1930 64° – 1999 78° – 1879 59° – 1953 1.95″ – 1921
13 100° – 1986 66° – 1999 78° – 1881 56° – 1918 2.09″ – 1885
14 102° – 1954 74° – 1975 79° – 1880 59° – 2007 2.15″ – 1886
15 100° – 1893 69° – 1975 75° – 1992 58° – 2001 4.61″ – 1916
16 100° – 1899 67° – 1930 76° – 1988 58° – 2004 1.47″ – 1981
17 100° – 1986 74° – 1989 80° – 1881 62° – 2004 4.14″ – 2004
18 102° – 1887 66° – 1896 79° – 1887 62° – 1896 1.82″ – 1964
19 103° – 1986 73° – 1917 78° – 1986 60° – 2009 2.30″ – 1893
20 101° – 1986 74° – 1929 78° – 1996 60° – 1910 1.25″ – 1919
21 103° – 1986 65° – 1890 78° – 1977 57° – 1890 3.83″ – 1939
22 103° – 1926 71° – 1929 80° – 1881 58° – 2001 2.56″ – 2006
23 101° – 1987 73° – 1880 78° – 1991 56° – 2007 6.88″ – 1997
24 100° – 1983 73° – 1938 78° – 2010 59° – 1947 2.83″ – 1916
25 101° – 2010 69° – 2000 79° – 2010 61° – 2019 2.34″ – 1937
26 100° – 2005 74° – 1920 76° – 1992 60° – 1904 2.84″ – 1889
27 103° – 1940 74° – 1926 76° – 2016 57° – 1920 2.46″ – 1889
28 102° – 1952 70° – 1890 78° – 2016 54° – 1962 2.98″ – 1923
29 103° – 1952 72° – 1984 77° – 1993 59° – 1920 2.04″ – 1936
30 101° – 2011 71° – 1981 77° – 1953 58° – 1914 4.24″ – 1879
31 100° – 1999 69° – 1936 77° – 1941 56° – 1914 1.45″ – 2014

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