Cedar Rapids, Iowa 

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Weather in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

The most pleasant months of the year for Cedar Rapids are September, June and August. In Cedar Rapids, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Cedar Rapids with an average high temperature of 84.1°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Iowa. December is the snowiest month in Cedar Rapids with 8.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Cedar Rapids, IA

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Areas Of Fog

26°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightAreas Of Fog25° / 42°N 0 mph
Wednesday NightPartly Cloudy25° / 40°NE 5 mph
Thursday NightRain34° / 42°E 5 to 10 mph
Friday NightMostly Cloudy32° / 43°E 0 to 5 mph
Saturday NightMostly Cloudy31° / 44°NW 0 to 5 mph
Sunday NightMostly Cloudy32° / 47°E 5 to 10 mph
Monday NightLight Rain Likely39° / 51°SE 15 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 11
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 28 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Cedar Rapids area is 8.8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Iowa.

8.8 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January29° 11°
February34° 16°
March47° 27°
April62° 38°
May72° 49°
June81° 59°
July84° 63°
August82° 61°
September75° 52°
October63° 40°
November47° 29°
December32° 16°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Cedar Rapids
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03075
February02664
March02282
April08111
May01120
June30120
July50100
August4090
September1180
October0780
November01981
December02985

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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Reviews for Cedar Rapids    39 Reviews
If you like windy, nasty winters.... - 2/22/2022
My biggest gripe is the winter weather and more specifically the wind. The wind does not stop blowing the entire winter. It starts around November when NW winds start... Read More

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Racist and cursed - 11/2/2021
Such a horrible place. The racism is too much. You cant even take a walk to the park without hearing a racial insult thrown at you. You cant even go to the store... Read More

Great place to live, average place to visit. :) - 4/27/2021
I grew up here, moved away, came back to raise my family and have been back since 1993. I love this city!!! There is SOOO much to do. There are 3-4 community theatre... Read More


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