Average December Temperature in Cedar Rapids by Year

This page contains a list of the average monthly high and low temperatures in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for the month of December each year between 1894 and 2023. It is based on NOAA data.
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What Was the Hottest December Ever in Cedar Rapids?
2023 was the warmest December in the history of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The average daily high temperature was 43.4 °F, and the average low was 29.3 °F.
What Was the Coldest December Ever in Cedar Rapids?
1983 was the coolest December in the history of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The average daily high temperature was 19.1 °F, and the average low was 4.4 °F.
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Year Rank High (°F) Low (°F)
2023 1 43.4 29.3
2022 69 34.0 16.8
2021 10 42.1 24.4
2020 36 37.1 20.8
2019 17 40.4 22.7
2018 27 37.7 21.9
2017 70 34.3 16.0
2016 77 30.4 17.8
2015 2 42.2 30.1
2014 26 35.5 24.1
2013 112 27.2 9.6
2012 21 38.7 22.5
2011 11 40.6 25.5
2010 110 26.1 11.6
2009 85 29.7 15.9
2008 111 28.5 8.5
2007 86 29.1 16.4
2006 6 42.3 24.9
2005 101 26.6 14.6
2004 38 37.6 20.1
2003 22 37.6 23.4
2002 19 39.9 21.9
2001 12 39.9 24.6
2000 126 19.7 4.8
1999 34 38.1 20.0
1998 16 40.9 23.3
1997 42 34.0 23.3
1996 82 29.6 16.2
1995 72 31.6 18.1
1994 23 37.4 23.3
1993 50 34.4 20.9
1992 68 32.1 18.8
1991 40 36.3 21.1
1990 87 30.9 14.2
1989 121 25.6 7.2
1988 54 36.9 17.8
1987 25 35.8 24.0
1986 51 33.2 21.7
1985 125 23.5 2.7
1984 41 38.3 18.9
1983 127 19.1 4.4
1982 14 40.3 24.1
1981 76 32.2 16.1
1980 64 34.0 17.9
1979 18 41.2 20.8
1978 95 29.5 13.7
1977 102 28.2 12.7
1976 114 29.2 6.5
1975 46 36.2 20.6
1974 53 34.7 20.2
1973 91 29.7 14.4
1972 106 27.6 12.3
1971 29 36.8 21.9
1970 61 34.8 17.6
1969 81 30.8 15.7
1968 79 31.3 16.1
1967 43 36.0 21.3
1966 65 32.8 18.9
1965 4 41.7 26.3
1964 89 29.7 15.3
1963 124 23.5 6.3
1962 74 33.1 16.3
1961 94 29.2 14.5
1960 73 33.8 15.7
1959 5 39.9 27.3
1958 100 29.5 11.8
1955 92 30.7 13.0
1954 48 34.6 21.3
1953 35 37.3 20.7
1952 45 34.2 22.7
1951 90 30.7 13.6
1950 117 25.9 9.2
1949 47 37.4 19.2
1948 56 34.8 18.4
1947 44 36.5 20.4
1946 20 40.7 20.9
1945 108 26.3 12.2
1944 105 28.2 12.2
1943 58 35.5 17.2
1942 103 27.8 12.8
1941 9 40.5 26.2
1940 28 36.4 22.4
1939 13 41.5 22.8
1938 60 34.1 18.5
1937 84 29.8 15.8
1936 32 37.9 20.3
1935 99 28.4 13.4
1934 97 29.4 13.5
1933 59 36.0 16.6
1932 80 32.8 14.4
1931 3 41.6 27.8
1930 71 33.8 16.1
1929 66 34.1 17.3
1928 39 37.4 20.0
1927 104 30.4 10.1
1926 83 30.5 15.1
1925 116 27.7 7.6
1924 120 27.9 4.9
1922 62 35.2 17.1
1921 31 37.6 20.9
1920 49 34.5 21.4
1919 122 23.0 8.9
1918 8 40.3 26.5
1917 123 22.3 7.7
1916 107 29.3 9.5
1915 78 31.4 16.3
1914 113 25.8 10.6
1913 7 40.3 26.7
1912 33 38.5 19.6
1911 30 37.0 21.7
1910 93 30.5 13.1
1909 119 23.5 10.0
1908 57 35.2 17.7
1907 37 36.2 21.5
1906 63 33.5 18.7
1905 67 35.3 15.7
1904 96 31.2 11.9
1903 115 28.9 6.6
1902 88 29.6 15.5
1901 98 27.8 15.1
1900 55 35.0 19.7
1899 75 32.7 16.4
1898 109 27.8 10.1
1897 118 27.3 6.7
1896 24 38.2 22.4
1895 52 34.1 20.8
1894 15 39.3 24.9
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1892–2024 Cedar Rapids #1 location