Cedar Rapids May 21 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for the date of May 21.
May 21 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 95 °F 1921
Lowest temperature 32 °F 1931
Lowest daily high 55 °F 1963
Highest daily low 68 °F 1974
Most precipitation 2.18 inches 2004
Most snow none -
May 21 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 74.9 °F
Average low 52.1 °F
Chance precipitation 41.8%
Chance snow 0%
Cedar Rapids May 21 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 79 61 0.77 0.0
2023 79 43 0.00 0.0
2022 66 47 0.00 0.0
2021 76 67 0.06 0.0
2020 61 54 0.00 0.0
2019 58 44 0.28 0.0
2018 62 53 0.42 0.0
2017 58 47 0.11 0.0
2016 82 41 0.00 0.0
2015 73 36 0.00 0.0
2014 83 58 0.78 0.0
2013 79 62 0.00 0.0
2012 75 47 0.00 0.0
2011 81 57 0.13 0.0
2010 65 56 0.07 0.0
2009 83 62 0.00 0.0
2008 71 40 0.00 0.0
2007 83 56 0.00 0.0
2006 76 51 0.00 0.0
2005 69 49 0.20 0.0
2004 82 52 2.18 0.0
2003 64 41 0.00 0.0
2002 62 34 0.00 0.0
2001 74 52 1.79 0.0
2000 70 49 0.08 0.0
1999 75 60 0.70 0.0
1998 77 51 0.00 0.0
1997 65 36 0.00 0.0
1996 77 50 0.00 0.0
1995 73 46 0.00 0.0
1994 83 52 0.00 0.0
1993 71 40 0.00 0.0
1992 n/a 61 0.11 0.0
1991 80 65 0.02 0.0
1990 59 47 0.00 0.0
1989 78 50 0.00 0.0
1988 89 56 0.00 0.0
1987 85 64 0.17 0.0
1986 71 39 0.00 0.0
1985 71 43 0.00 0.0
1984 76 55 0.00 0.0
1983 69 56 0.07 0.0
1982 65 45 0.53 0.0
1981 78 45 0.00 0.0
1980 81 50 0.00 0.0
1979 66 39 0.00 0.0
1978 70 48 0.00 0.0
1977 83 58 0.02 0.0
1976 84 58 0.00 0.0
1975 84 62 0.91 0.0
1974 84 68 0.00 0.0
1973 75 56 0.06 0.0
1972 88 60 0.00 0.0
1971 72 44 0.00 0.0
1970 87 68 0.00 0.0
1969 64 43 0.62 0.0
1968 68 45 0.00 0.0
1967 74 44 0.00 0.0
1966 74 48 0.00 0.0
1965 84 62 0.00 0.0
1964 90 50 0.00 0.0
1963 55 40 0.01 0.0
1962 79 56 0.00 0.0
1961 74 45 0.00 0.0
1960 69 50 0.08 0.0
1959 78 61 0.23 0.0
1958 80 42 0.00 0.0
1957 78 50 1.80 0.0
1956 79 56 0.00 0.0
1955 87 54 0.00 0.0
1954 74 43 0.00 0.0
1953 74 51 0.51 0.0
1952 68 46 0.00 0.0
1951 73 50 0.00 0.0
1950 68 54 0.06 0.0
1949 57 49 0.00 0.0
1948 80 64 0.00 0.0
1947 71 41 0.01 0.0
1946 71 39 0.01 0.0
1945 78 53 0.19 0.0
1944 74 64 0.60 0.0
1943 78 40 0.00 0.0
1942 67 39 0.01 0.0
1941 82 62 0.40 0.0
1940 76 58 0.82 0.0
1939 86 58 0.09 0.0
1938 67 54 0.07 0.0
1937 78 60 0.23 0.0
1936 83 59 0.00 0.0
1935 77 43 0.00 0.0
1934 93 68 0.00 0.0
1933 71 58 0.00 0.0
1932 85 47 0.00 0.0
1931 59 32 0.00 0.0
1930 90 60 0.00 0.0
1929 72 32 0.00 0.0
1928 74 51 0.02 0.0
1927 85 60 0.00 0.0
1926 78 55 0.00 0.0
1925 88 57 0.00 0.0
1924 64 45 0.00 0.0
1923 71 49 0.00 0.0
1922 83 54 0.00 0.0
1921 95 66 0.00 0.0
1920 85 50 0.00 0.0
1919 59 46 0.00 0.0
1918 68 51 0.00 0.0
1917 78 48 0.07 0.0
1916 57 52 0.17 0.0
1915 61 46 0.24 0.0
1914 83 64 0.00 0.0
1913 78 48 0.62 0.0
1912 70 52 0.09 0.0
1911 79 61 0.00 0.0
1910 79 59 0.45 0.0
1909 73 52 0.00 0.0
1908 83 57 0.93 0.0
1907 65 38 0.00 0.0
1906 74 53 0.00 0.0
1905 79 52 0.00 0.0
1904 84 54 0.00 0.0
1903 86 64 0.26 0.0
1902 84 64 0.46 0.0
1901 68 47 0.15 0.0
1900 80 53 0.00 0.0
1899 62 45 0.02 0.0
1898 78 60 0.02 0.0
1897 69 46 0.00 0.0
1896 86 57 0.00 0.0
1895 64 43 0.07 0.0
1894 64 49 0.00 n/a
1893 80 52 0.00 0.0
1892 66 33 0.04 0.0
What's the all-time high for Cedar Rapids on 5/21?
For the date of May 21, the highest temperature ever reached in Cedar Rapids history is 95 °F which happened in 1921.
Highest Temperatures in Cedar Rapids on May 21
Rank Temperature Year
1 95 °F 1921
2 93 °F 1934
3 90 °F 1964
3 90 °F 1930
5 89 °F 1988
6 88 °F 1925
6 88 °F 1972
8 87 °F 1970
8 87 °F 1955
10 86 °F 1939
10 86 °F 1903
10 86 °F 1896
What's the all-time low for Cedar Rapids on 5/21?
For the date of May 21, the lowest temperature ever reached in Cedar Rapids history is 32 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1931.
Lowest Temperatures in Cedar Rapids on May 21
Rank Temperature Year
1 32 °F 1929
1 32 °F 1931
3 33 °F 1892
4 34 °F 2002
5 36 °F 2015
5 36 °F 1997
7 38 °F 1907
8 39 °F 1979
8 39 °F 1986
8 39 °F 1946
8 39 °F 1942
Lowest High Temperatures in Cedar Rapids on May 21
Rank Temperature Year
1 55 °F 1963
2 57 °F 1949
2 57 °F 1916
4 58 °F 2017
4 58 °F 2019
6 59 °F 1990
6 59 °F 1919
6 59 °F 1931
9 61 °F 1915
9 61 °F 2020
What's the most it has ever rained in Cedar Rapids on 5/21?
For the date of May 21, the most precipitation ever recorded in Cedar Rapids history is 2.18 inches which happened in 2004.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Cedar Rapids on May 21
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.18 inches 2004
2 1.80 inches 1957
3 1.79 inches 2001
4 0.93 inches 1908
5 0.91 inches 1975
6 0.82 inches 1940
7 0.78 inches 2014
8 0.77 inches 2024
9 0.70 inches 1999
10 0.62 inches 1969
10 0.62 inches 1913
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1892–2024 Cedar Rapids #1 location