Dubuque January 3 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Dubuque, Iowa for the date of January 3.
January 3 All-Time Records
1938–2024
Highest temperature 52 °F 1998
Lowest temperature -18 °F 1979
Lowest daily high -1 °F 1979
Highest daily low 35 °F 2006
Most precipitation 1.39 inches 1971
Most snow 9.4 inches 1971
January 3 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 28.2 °F
Average low 13.4 °F
Chance precipitation 32.2%
Chance snow 23.2%
Dubuque January 3 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 33 30 0.00 0.0
2023 39 32 0.59 0.0
2022 17 -7 0.00 0.0
2021 23 18 0.00 0.0
2020 36 29 0.04 0.9
2019 39 18 0.00 0.0
2018 14 -2 0.01 0.0
2017 34 7 0.01 0.0
2016 27 15 0.00 0.0
2015 32 27 0.01 0.1
2014 18 -15 0.00 0.0
2013 26 7 0.00 0.0
2012 28 8 0.00 0.0
2011 29 13 0.01 0.1
2010 7 -9 0.00 0.0
2009 33 13 0.13 0.0
2008 20 -3 0.00 0.0
2007 48 29 0.00 0.0
2006 38 35 0.00 0.0
2005 28 25 0.01 0.1
2004 39 22 0.00 0.0
2003 34 15 0.00 0.0
2002 24 2 0.00 0.0
2001 29 11 0.00 0.0
2000 33 25 0.31 4.5
1999 13 -3 0.08 1.2
1998 52 32 0.03 0.0
1997 42 34 0.01 0.0
1996 22 4 0.00 0.0
1995 8 -2 0.00 0.0
1994 24 15 0.09 1.0
1993 39 31 0.16 0.0
1992 35 33 0.00 0.0
1991 7 -10 0.00 0.0
1990 41 30 0.10 0.0
1989 31 9 0.00 0.0
1988 23 1 0.00 0.0
1987 37 16 0.00 0.0
1986 22 19 0.01 0.1
1985 13 -9 0.00 0.0
1984 38 12 0.00 0.0
1983 32 8 0.00 0.0
1982 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1981 18 4 0.00 0.0
1980 27 18 0.00 0.0
1979 -1 -18 0.00 0.0
1978 15 -9 0.00 0.0
1977 22 6 0.04 0.4
1976 10 -1 0.00 0.0
1975 31 10 0.04 0.5
1974 16 -1 0.00 0.0
1973 32 20 0.49 1.1
1972 22 7 0.00 0.0
1971 33 21 1.39 9.4
1970 14 -7 0.00 0.0
1969 -1 -12 0.00 0.0
1968 8 -8 0.03 0.4
1967 21 -4 0.00 0.0
1966 38 12 0.00 0.0
1965 36 13 0.00 0.0
1964 39 30 0.00 0.0
1963 30 23 0.00 0.0
1962 37 25 0.00 0.0
1961 18 -3 0.00 0.0
1960 19 6 0.00 0.0
1959 2 -7 0.07 0.5
1958 14 -5 0.00 0.0
1957 39 19 0.03 0.0
1956 29 6 0.00 0.0
1955 40 33 0.00 0.0
1954 29 25 0.00 0.0
1953 26 18 0.00 0.0
1952 26 -1 0.00 0.0
1950 49 21 0.11 0.0
1949 38 23 0.00 0.0
1948 33 19 n/a n/a
1947 15 6 0.15 0.0
1946 37 8 0.00 0.0
1945 19 4 0.00 0.0
1944 41 17 0.00 0.0
1943 33 21 0.07 0.3
1942 8 -2 0.00 0.0
1941 32 20 n/a 0.0
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 1/3?
For the date of Jan 3, the highest temperature ever reached in Dubuque history is 52 °F which happened in 1998.
Highest Temperatures in Dubuque on January 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 52 °F 1998
2 49 °F 1950
3 48 °F 2007
4 42 °F 1997
5 41 °F 1944
5 41 °F 1990
7 40 °F 1955
8 39 °F 1957
8 39 °F 1964
8 39 °F 2004
8 39 °F 2019
8 39 °F 2023
8 39 °F 1993
What's the all-time low for Dubuque on 1/3?
For the date of Jan 3, the lowest temperature ever reached in Dubuque history is -18 °F which happened in 1979.
Lowest Temperatures in Dubuque on January 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 -18 °F 1979
2 -15 °F 2014
3 -12 °F 1969
4 -10 °F 1991
5 -9 °F 1978
5 -9 °F 2010
5 -9 °F 1985
8 -8 °F 1968
9 -7 °F 1970
9 -7 °F 1959
9 -7 °F 2022
Lowest High Temperatures in Dubuque on January 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 -1 °F 1979
1 -1 °F 1969
3 2 °F 1959
4 7 °F 1991
4 7 °F 2010
6 8 °F 1968
6 8 °F 1995
6 8 °F 1942
9 10 °F 1976
10 13 °F 1985
10 13 °F 1999
What's the most it has ever rained in Dubuque on 1/3?
For the date of Jan 3, the most precipitation ever recorded in Dubuque history is 1.39 inches which happened in 1971.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Dubuque on January 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.39 inches 1971
2 0.59 inches 2023
3 0.49 inches 1973
4 0.31 inches 2000
5 0.16 inches 1993
6 0.15 inches 1947
7 0.13 inches 2009
8 0.11 inches 1950
9 0.10 inches 1990
10 0.09 inches 1994
All-Time Most Snow in Dubuque on January 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 9.4 inches 1971
2 4.5 inches 2000
3 1.2 inches 1999
4 1.1 inches 1973
5 1.0 inches 1994
6 0.9 inches 2020
7 0.5 inches 1975
7 0.5 inches 1959
9 0.4 inches 1977
9 0.4 inches 1968
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1951–2024 Dubuque Regional Airport location
1938–1950 Dubuque L&D 11 location