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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, gets 37 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 30 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 103.

On average, there are 193 sunny days per year in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The July high is around 85 degrees. The January low is 13. Sperling's comfort index for Cedar Rapids is a 35 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATECedar Rapids, IowaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  36.539.2
  Snowfall (in.)  29.925.8
  Precipitation Days  103102
  Sunny Days  193205
  Avg. July High  84.786.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  12.522.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  3554
  UV Index  3.64.3
  Elevation ft.  7801,443

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Very few nice days
Although Cedar Rapids is a great city with low crime, great people, and lots of opportunity, the weather is terrible. We have had so much snow and ice this winter, then... (read more)
Tornadoes in Northeast Iowa
I can tell you this its like any other place, youll here a crash of lightning but thats about it occasonaly we will get a tornado warning but thats it. Ive heard of... (read more)
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Unfriendly folks
One thing I've noticed about the people in Cedar Rapids is most are unfriendly. People hear how wonderful and friendly Midwest folks are-well not here. If you wave at... (read more)
Don't move here if you are a minority
My spouse works for the Feds and we have travelled and lived all over the US. This is the only city I have been refused service at a coffee house. I am a minority,... (read more)
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