Dubuque January 1 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Dubuque, Iowa for the date of January 1 (New Year's Day).
January 1 All-Time Records
1938–2024
Highest temperature 44 °F 1966
Lowest temperature -21 °F 2018
Lowest daily high -4 °F 2018
Highest daily low 34 °F 1941
Most precipitation 0.69 inches 1965
Most snow 5.5 inches 1985
January 1 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 28.5 °F
Average low 13.8 °F
Chance precipitation 31.1%
Chance snow 22.4%
Dubuque January 1 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 30 18 0.00 0.0
2023 41 26 0.00 0.0
2022 27 9 0.21 4.3
2021 26 16 0.04 0.7
2020 40 14 0.00 0.0
2019 30 21 0.00 0.0
2018 -4 -21 0.00 0.0
2017 36 12 0.00 0.0
2016 28 17 0.00 0.0
2015 33 11 0.00 0.0
2014 10 1 0.05 0.9
2013 12 1 0.00 0.0
2012 41 20 0.02 0.0
2011 23 8 0.00 0.0
2010 9 -4 0.00 0.1
2009 29 16 0.00 0.0
2008 19 -1 0.01 0.3
2007 40 24 0.00 0.0
2006 38 28 0.00 0.0
2005 33 21 0.54 0.0
2004 40 22 0.00 0.0
2003 29 19 0.00 0.0
2002 19 2 0.00 0.0
2001 19 -2 0.00 0.2
2000 41 29 0.00 0.0
1999 17 1 0.20 2.0
1998 40 12 0.00 0.0
1997 34 27 0.00 0.0
1996 32 28 0.00 0.0
1995 17 3 0.03 0.3
1994 39 23 0.00 0.0
1993 13 -2 0.00 0.0
1992 31 28 0.00 0.0
1991 26 12 0.00 0.0
1990 26 20 0.00 0.0
1989 30 17 0.00 0.0
1988 7 -8 0.00 0.0
1987 31 26 0.01 0.0
1986 21 5 0.00 0.0
1985 24 2 0.55 5.5
1984 25 12 0.25 3.6
1983 33 21 0.00 0.0
1982 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1981 32 22 0.05 0.6
1980 30 27 0.01 0.0
1979 10 -10 0.02 0.3
1978 26 -12 0.21 3.1
1977 12 -6 0.00 0.0
1976 35 25 0.02 0.0
1975 25 6 0.00 0.0
1974 -2 -15 0.00 0.0
1973 21 12 0.00 0.0
1972 35 22 0.00 0.0
1971 35 26 0.00 0.0
1970 22 13 0.02 0.7
1969 0 -14 0.00 0.0
1968 10 -8 0.00 0.0
1967 28 15 0.00 0.0
1966 44 23 0.00 0.0
1965 34 32 0.69 0.0
1964 32 3 0.00 0.0
1963 25 17 0.00 0.0
1962 28 -2 0.00 0.0
1961 29 24 0.04 0.5
1960 31 23 0.00 0.0
1959 26 23 0.06 0.3
1958 12 -4 0.00 0.0
1957 14 3 0.00 0.0
1956 36 17 0.06 0.0
1955 39 27 0.00 0.0
1954 40 24 0.00 0.0
1953 31 27 0.00 0.0
1952 9 -1 0.00 0.0
1950 44 32 0.15 0.0
1949 26 7 0.00 0.0
1948 30 n/a 0.00 0.0
1947 19 -12 0.00 0.0
1946 20 -4 0.00 0.0
1945 21 -1 0.00 0.0
1944 35 20 0.00 0.0
1943 36 28 0.02 0.4
1942 29 22 0.22 3.6
1941 41 34 0.29 0.5
1940 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1939 n/a n/a n/a n/a
What's the all-time high for Dubuque on 1/1?
For the date of Jan 1, the highest temperature ever reached in Dubuque history is 44 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1966.
Highest Temperatures in Dubuque on January 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 44 °F 1950
1 44 °F 1966
3 41 °F 1941
3 41 °F 2023
3 41 °F 2000
3 41 °F 2012
7 40 °F 2004
7 40 °F 2020
7 40 °F 2007
7 40 °F 1998
7 40 °F 1954
What's the all-time low for Dubuque on 1/1?
For the date of Jan 1, the lowest temperature ever reached in Dubuque history is -21 °F which happened in 2018.
Lowest Temperatures in Dubuque on January 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 -21 °F 2018
2 -15 °F 1974
3 -14 °F 1969
4 -12 °F 1947
4 -12 °F 1978
6 -10 °F 1979
7 -8 °F 1968
7 -8 °F 1988
9 -6 °F 1977
10 -4 °F 1958
10 -4 °F 1946
10 -4 °F 2010
Lowest High Temperatures in Dubuque on January 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 -4 °F 2018
2 -2 °F 1974
3 0 °F 1969
4 7 °F 1988
5 9 °F 2010
5 9 °F 1952
7 10 °F 1968
7 10 °F 2014
7 10 °F 1979
10 12 °F 2013
10 12 °F 1958
10 12 °F 1977
What's the most it has ever rained in Dubuque on 1/1?
For the date of Jan 1, the most precipitation ever recorded in Dubuque history is 0.69 inches which happened in 1965.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Dubuque on January 1
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.69 inches 1965
2 0.55 inches 1985
3 0.54 inches 2005
4 0.29 inches 1941
5 0.25 inches 1984
6 0.22 inches 1942
7 0.21 inches 1978
7 0.21 inches 2022
9 0.20 inches 1999
10 0.15 inches 1950
All-Time Most Snow in Dubuque on January 1
Rank Precipitation Year
1 5.5 inches 1985
2 4.3 inches 2022
3 3.6 inches 1942
3 3.6 inches 1984
5 3.1 inches 1978
6 2.0 inches 1999
7 0.9 inches 2014
8 0.7 inches 1970
8 0.7 inches 2021
10 0.6 inches 1981
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1951–2024 Dubuque Regional Airport location
1938–1950 Dubuque L&D 11 location