Iowa City, Iowa 

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Climate in Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa gets 37 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 39 inches of rain per year.

Iowa City averages 27 inches of snow per year. The US average is 26 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 199 sunny days per year in Iowa City. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Summer High: the July high is around 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 14

Sperling's Comfort Index for Iowa City is a 36 out of 100
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round 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.


YOU SHOULD KNOW

Iowa City gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 68 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.

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  CLIMATEIowa City, IowaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)36.739.2
  Snowfall (in.)27.025.8
  Precipitation Days67.5102.0
  Sunny Days199205
  Avg. July High85.286.1
  Avg. Jan. Low13.622.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)3654
  UV Index44.3
  Elevation ft.7091443
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    Reviews for Iowa City    23 Reviews
    Birthplace of Pancheros - 11/10/2018
    Iowa City is great. It's diverse and never boring. There always a variety of new shops and restaurants to explore and try out. Also watching college kids do stupid... Read More

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    Not the worst place I've lived. - 8/9/2017
    We lived in Iowa City for about 8 years. It has the benefits and pitfalls of most college towns. The University of Iowa brings with it great cultural events and a wide... Read More

    I don't know why people love Iowa City. It's awful - 1/22/2017
    I am thankfully just finishing grad school and I can't get out of this place fast enough. Parking is a racket, the police are paid to waste the time of citizens, and the... Read More


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