Iowa City, Iowa 

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Weather in Iowa City, Iowa

The most pleasant months of the year for Iowa City are September, June and August. In Iowa City, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Iowa City with an average high temperature of 85.1°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Iowa. December is the snowiest month in Iowa City 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 - Iowa City, IA

4 AM PST

Sunny

35°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodaySunny58° / 39°S 0 to 5 mph
FridayMostly Sunny68° / 51°SE 10 to 20 mph
SaturdayChance Showers And Thunderstorms64° / 43°SW 5 mph
SundayMostly Sunny65° / 50°S 0 to 10 mph
MondayChance Showers And Thunderstorms60° / 42°SW 15 mph
TuesdaySlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Sunny53° / 38°W 15 to 25 mph
WednesdayMostly Sunny57° / 42°W 10 to 15 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 27 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Iowa City area is 7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Iowa.

7 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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
January30° 13°
February35° 18°
March48° 28°
April62° 40°
May73° 50°
June82° 60°
July85° 64°
August83° 62°
September76° 53°
October64° 41°
November48° 30°
December33° 17°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Iowa City
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03064
February02563
March02072
April06100
May10110
June40110
July7090
August4090
September1070
October0580
November01871
December02874

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 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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