Cedar Rapids May 3 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for the date of May 3.
May 3 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 90 °F 1949
Lowest temperature 25 °F 2005
Lowest daily high 39 °F 2013
Highest daily low 65 °F 1895
Most precipitation 1.50 inches 1919
Most snow none -
May 3 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 68.9 °F
Average low 45.7 °F
Chance precipitation 41.1%
Chance snow 0.6%
Cedar Rapids May 3 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 72 41 0.07 0.0
2023 68 32 0.00 0.0
2022 53 43 1.07 0.0
2021 82 62 0.23 0.0
2020 78 42 0.00 0.0
2019 59 35 0.00 0.0
2018 73 58 0.71 0.0
2017 61 31 0.00 0.0
2016 70 39 0.00 0.0
2015 78 57 0.08 0.0
2014 71 41 0.00 0.0
2013 39 33 1.01 0.0
2012 87 48 0.00 0.0
2011 57 30 0.00 0.0
2010 69 46 0.00 0.0
2009 72 38 0.00 0.0
2008 63 40 0.05 0.0
2007 69 51 0.00 0.0
2006 74 57 0.03 0.0
2005 56 25 0.00 0.0
2004 60 29 0.00 0.0
2003 67 40 0.00 0.0
2002 63 33 0.00 0.0
2001 74 59 0.08 0.0
2000 79 53 0.00 0.0
1999 78 58 0.00 0.0
1998 64 47 0.11 0.0
1997 58 42 0.02 0.0
1996 55 42 0.01 0.0
1995 61 46 0.00 0.0
1994 66 37 0.00 0.0
1993 67 58 0.82 0.0
1992 73 47 0.00 0.0
1991 55 42 0.04 0.0
1990 66 46 0.00 0.0
1989 65 36 0.00 0.0
1988 77 49 0.00 0.0
1987 70 48 0.00 0.0
1986 67 35 0.00 0.0
1985 77 40 0.00 0.0
1984 58 42 1.30 0.0
1983 63 41 0.61 0.0
1982 80 52 0.00 0.0
1981 77 52 0.00 0.0
1980 82 50 0.00 0.0
1979 57 43 0.35 0.0
1978 67 33 0.00 0.0
1977 69 60 0.14 0.0
1976 55 32 0.00 0.0
1975 67 50 0.05 0.0
1974 70 44 0.14 0.0
1973 59 35 0.00 0.0
1972 64 43 0.00 0.0
1971 65 30 0.00 0.0
1970 77 44 0.00 0.0
1969 85 61 0.00 0.0
1968 80 55 0.02 0.0
1967 48 31 0.00 0.0
1966 62 36 0.00 0.0
1965 79 63 0.00 0.0
1964 78 55 0.00 0.0
1963 76 51 0.02 0.0
1962 81 44 0.00 0.0
1961 62 33 0.00 0.0
1960 76 50 0.00 0.0
1959 87 63 0.00 0.0
1958 73 57 0.00 0.0
1957 63 39 0.00 0.0
1956 58 39 0.00 0.0
1955 86 62 0.00 0.0
1954 45 31 0.36 0.0
1953 55 43 0.00 0.0
1952 83 57 0.11 0.0
1951 78 53 0.00 0.0
1950 69 52 0.00 0.0
1949 90 56 0.00 0.0
1948 66 37 0.44 0.0
1947 73 40 0.07 0.0
1946 61 44 0.22 0.0
1945 60 37 0.04 0.0
1944 67 51 0.52 0.0
1943 65 43 0.00 0.0
1942 61 41 0.44 0.0
1941 80 53 0.00 0.0
1940 64 34 0.00 0.0
1939 69 37 0.00 0.0
1938 80 61 0.00 0.0
1937 67 53 0.24 0.0
1936 61 41 0.00 0.0
1935 41 32 0.52 0.0
1934 84 56 0.00 0.0
1933 61 35 0.00 0.0
1932 73 49 0.56 0.0
1931 69 33 0.00 0.0
1930 80 44 0.00 0.0
1929 55 31 0.00 0.0
1928 87 63 0.00 0.0
1927 67 41 0.30 0.0
1926 60 35 0.04 0.0
1925 78 43 0.00 0.0
1924 71 44 0.03 0.0
1923 79 55 0.00 0.0
1922 85 56 0.00 0.0
1921 49 36 0.00 0.0
1920 61 36 0.00 0.0
1919 62 47 1.50 0.0
1918 81 48 0.00 0.0
1917 56 38 0.00 0.0
1916 63 38 0.06 0.0
1915 59 47 0.80 0.0
1914 69 42 0.00 0.0
1913 85 63 0.00 0.0
1912 77 56 0.64 0.0
1911 51 35 0.00 0.0
1910 54 37 0.00 0.0
1909 52 30 0.00 0.0
1908 53 31 0.00 0.0
1907 66 35 0.00 0.0
1906 62 44 0.00 0.0
1905 80 62 0.00 0.0
1904 73 50 0.00 0.0
1903 52 33 0.00 0.0
1902 83 63 0.53 0.0
1901 81 49 0.00 0.0
1900 59 35 0.21 0.0
1899 81 56 0.17 0.0
1898 57 46 0.03 0.0
1897 68 45 0.00 0.0
1896 84 54 0.00 0.0
1895 83 65 0.21 0.0
1894 67 50 0.00 n/a
1893 50 34 0.00 0.0
1892 67 55 0.68 0.0
What's the all-time high for Cedar Rapids on 5/3?
For the date of May 3, the highest temperature ever reached in Cedar Rapids history is 90 °F which happened in 1949.
Highest Temperatures in Cedar Rapids on May 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 90 °F 1949
2 87 °F 2012
2 87 °F 1928
2 87 °F 1959
5 86 °F 1955
6 85 °F 1913
6 85 °F 1922
6 85 °F 1969
9 84 °F 1934
9 84 °F 1896
What's the all-time low for Cedar Rapids on 5/3?
For the date of May 3, the lowest temperature ever reached in Cedar Rapids history is 25 °F which happened in 2005.
Lowest Temperatures in Cedar Rapids on May 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 25 °F 2005
2 29 °F 2004
3 30 °F 1971
3 30 °F 2011
3 30 °F 1909
6 31 °F 2017
6 31 °F 1908
6 31 °F 1967
6 31 °F 1954
6 31 °F 1929
Lowest High Temperatures in Cedar Rapids on May 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 39 °F 2013
2 41 °F 1935
3 45 °F 1954
4 48 °F 1967
5 49 °F 1921
6 50 °F 1893
7 51 °F 1911
8 52 °F 1909
8 52 °F 1903
10 53 °F 2022
10 53 °F 1908
What's the most it has ever rained in Cedar Rapids on 5/3?
For the date of May 3, the most precipitation ever recorded in Cedar Rapids history is 1.50 inches which happened in 1919.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Cedar Rapids on May 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.50 inches 1919
2 1.30 inches 1984
3 1.07 inches 2022
4 1.01 inches 2013
5 0.82 inches 1993
6 0.80 inches 1915
7 0.71 inches 2018
8 0.68 inches 1892
9 0.64 inches 1912
10 0.61 inches 1983
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1892–2024 Cedar Rapids #1 location