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I'm doing a school project about weather and the instruments that measure it. I'm looking for the weather records in Salt Lake.

What has been the highest measured temperature? The Lowest? What has been the most rainfall in a day? How about the most snowfall? What is the fastest sustained wind speed measured? What is the fastest wind gust measured? What is the highest humidity ever measured? The Lowest? What was the highest barometer reading? The Lowest?

Thanks, Dustin A.


Good question! All of this is actually available through the National Weather Service climate page. The highest temperature ever in SLC was 107 degrees on July 13th of 2002, that 107 has happened in earlier years also. Our lowest in SLC was -30th on February 9th of 1933.

The highest humidity is clearly 100 %, you get that when it rains! That happens pretty frequently, no record there really.

The fastest wind gust was 94 mph in June of 1963 and the highest pressure in SLC was on 31.09 on the 8 and 9th of December in 1956. You can find all this and more info at the link on the right.

Answered by KSL Meteorologist Dina Freedman.

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