Cedar Rapids - Recent Annual Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the weather in Cedar Rapids, Iowa was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot and cold days occurred each year. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed during recent years, as well as how often Cedar Rapids had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made in Marion, a city next to Cedar Rapids.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

Cedar Rapids temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
60 39 2018 16 4
63 41 2017 17 5
63 42 2016 17 6
61 40 2015 16 5
57 37 2014 14 3
59 38 2013 15 3
42 2012 6
61 41 2011 16 5
60 40 2010 16 5
Number of days each year when the temperature in Cedar Rapids dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
13 155 2018 155 30
7 119 2017 175 26
11 114 2016 183 31
20 124 2015 166 13
27 144 2014 149 4
13 148 2013 151 24
3 126 2012
9 130 2011 147 26
17 126 2010 170 15

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Cedar Rapids during each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation in Cedar Rapids
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
117 2018 46.2 1174
110 2017 35.1 891
106 2016 43.1 1095
105 2015 43.2 1098
127 2014 41.6 1058
108 2013 38.3 972
97 2012 25.6 651
102 2011 35.4 899
119 2010 43.2 1097

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Cedar Rapids and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
12 2018 38.2 97
3 2017 15.2 39
7 2016 16.9 43
6 2015 27.8 71
11 2014 30.3 77
13 2013 39.1 99
9 2012 26.3 67
6 2011 19.6 50
13 2010 45.0 114
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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