Iowa City Weather in 1953

Historical record of Iowa City, Iowa weather for the year 1953 based on NOAA data.
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1953 Iowa City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 98 °F September 1
Lowest temperature -13 °F February 17
Highest daily low 77 °F June 20
Lowest daily high 12 °F December 17
Most daily precipitation 1.4 inches February 20
Most daily snow 6.3 inches December 9
Total annual precipitation 23.9 inches -
Total annual snow 32.6 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1953
Rank Temperature Date
1 98 °F Sep 1
1 98 °F Aug 31
3 97 °F Sep 2
3 97 °F Aug 30
3 97 °F Aug 1
3 97 °F Jun 19
7 96 °F Sep 28
7 96 °F Jun 18
9 95 °F Sep 29
9 95 °F Aug 29
9 95 °F Aug 28
9 95 °F Aug 27
9 95 °F Aug 26
9 95 °F Jun 20
Lowest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1953
Rank Temperature Date
1 -13 °F February 17
2 -7 °F December 17
3 -4 °F January 7
4 -2 °F December 18
5 0 °F December 23
5 0 °F January 16
7 1 °F January 6
8 2 °F December 16
9 5 °F March 8
9 5 °F January 29
9 5 °F January 5
January 1953 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
35 30 0.00 0.0
35 24 0.01 0.0
28 21 0.00 0.0
28 19 0.00 0.2
30 5 0.01 0.5
20 1 0.08 1.0
24 -4 0.00 0.0
31 21 0.00 0.0
33 27 0.01 0.2
32 21 0.00 0.0
35 13 0.00 0.0
48 9 0.00 0.0
43 27 0.00 0.0
48 36 0.00 0.0
53 19 0.00 0.0
20 0 0.00 0.0
31 11 0.14 1.0
29 11 0.00 0.0
29 18 0.00 0.0
32 18 0.12 2.3
35 28 0.00 0.0
37 32 0.00 0.0
37 32 0.02 0.0
34 20 0.00 0.0
28 22 0.00 0.0
36 19 0.00 0.0
38 22 0.00 0.0
30 13 0.00 0.0
33 5 0.02 0.6
36 14 0.00 0.0
31 11 0.00 0.0
February 1953 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
25 6 0.00 0.0
30 10 0.00 0.0
34 19 0.00 0.0
44 16 0.00 0.0
41 35 0.65 0.0
38 32 0.32 0.8
41 26 0.00 0.0
39 28 0.00 0.0
41 29 0.00 0.0
40 33 0.03 0.0
41 30 0.23 1.4
32 21 0.00 0.0
42 17 0.00 0.0
42 30 0.00 0.0
33 13 0.01 1.0
24 9 0.33 5.1
20 -13 0.00 0.0
47 10 0.00 0.0
44 29 0.00 0.0
52 32 1.42 0.0
37 8 0.00 0.0
44 9 0.00 0.0
52 22 0.00 0.0
49 26 0.00 0.0
46 28 0.10 0.0
52 31 0.00 0.0
49 33 0.00 0.0
42 23 0.00 0.0
March 1953 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
34 19 0.00 0.0
30 24 0.02 0.2
32 27 0.22 6.0
31 9 0.01 0.1
30 11 0.00 0.0
27 19 0.00 0.0
23 13 1.05 3.2
35 5 0.00 0.0
45 8 0.00 0.0
58 29 0.00 0.0
54 40 0.00 0.0
56 35 0.03 0.0
55 29 0.00 0.0
43 32 0.68 0.0
41 34 0.09 0.0
52 24 0.00 0.0
64 27 0.00 0.0
61 45 0.07 0.0
54 31 0.00 0.0
57 31 0.01 0.0
74 48 0.00 0.0
70 32 0.00 0.0
59 39 0.43 0.0
51 25 0.00 0.0
36 27 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
55 27 0.00 0.0
56 32 0.00 0.0
55 24 0.00 0.0
53 33 1.37 0.0
43 37 0.42 0.0
April 1953 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
47 36 0.08 0.0
57 29 0.00 0.0
55 36 0.04 0.0
52 33 0.00 0.0
51 26 0.00 0.0
56 26 0.00 0.0
56 29 0.00 0.0
57 41 0.04 0.0
56 42 0.19 0.0
54 37 0.02 0.0
51 28 0.00 0.0
50 33 0.00 0.0
53 25 0.00 0.0
60 28 0.00 0.0
52 31 0.36 0.0
54 27 0.01 0.0
n/a 25 0.01 0.0
41 28 0.00 0.0
45 25 0.01 0.0
56 25 0.00 0.0
68 n/a 0.00 0.0
79 47 0.00 0.0
78 38 0.00 0.0
75 40 0.55 0.0
61 41 0.16 0.0
48 32 0.16 0.0
56 29 0.00 0.0
55 40 0.00 0.0
60 41 0.03 0.0
65 51 1.23 0.0
May 1953 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
60 45 0.17 0.0
60 45 0.00 0.0
53 40 0.00 0.0
63 43 0.00 0.0
64 49 0.02 0.0
63 47 0.09 0.0
71 41 0.00 0.0
77 43 0.00 0.0
80 47 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
80 43 0.11 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
58 33 0.00 0.0
64 39 0.03 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
71 48 0.00 0.0
64 55 0.09 0.0
71 48 0.00 0.0
75 37 0.00 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
76 53 0.39 0.0
61 46 0.53 0.0
66 51 0.00 0.0
69 52 0.75 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.00 0.0
75 52 0.00 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
89 51 0.00 0.0
93 70 0.00 0.0
89 52 0.00 0.0
June 1953 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
82 52 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
85 53 0.00 0.0
90 71 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.26 0.0
73 51 0.00 0.0
75 55 0.00 0.0
86 59 1.27 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
82 59 0.01 0.0
85 63 0.09 0.0
91 66 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.28 0.0
81 64 0.00 0.0
83 64 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.00 0.0
96 66 0.00 0.0
97 75 0.00 0.0
95 77 0.00 0.0
89 55 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.02 0.0
80 67 0.06 0.0
86 50 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.55 0.0
84 63 1.10 0.0
91 67 0.00 0.0
94 72 0.00 0.0
July 1953 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
91 71 0.00 0.0
84 75 0.02 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
90 62 0.01 0.0
90 68 0.21 0.0
79 63 0.93 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
82 55 0.00 0.0
77 53 0.00 0.0
79 51 0.00 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
84 61 0.03 0.0
84 63 0.63 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
84 66 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
94 67 0.00 0.0
92 63 0.44 0.0
82 67 0.57 0.0
84 68 0.00 0.0
84 63 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
93 65 0.00 0.0
91 69 0.00 0.0
88 70 0.00 0.0
93 71 0.00 0.0
91 72 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.00 0.0
93 70 0.26 0.0
August 1953 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
97 70 0.00 0.0
92 70 0.12 0.0
94 72 0.00 0.0
89 71 0.01 0.0
76 63 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.03 0.0
77 59 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
87 56 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.11 0.0
84 63 0.41 0.0
87 56 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
87 55 0.00 0.0
91 58 0.00 0.0
93 60 0.00 0.0
95 58 0.00 0.0
95 57 0.00 0.0
95 57 0.00 0.0
95 61 0.00 0.0
97 64 0.00 0.0
98 66 0.00 0.0
September 1953 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
98 66 0.00 0.0
97 64 0.00 0.0
94 63 0.00 0.0
73 52 0.36 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
77 48 0.04 0.0
76 44 0.00 0.0
77 43 0.00 0.0
75 56 0.05 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
92 58 0.00 0.0
77 53 0.00 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
71 49 0.02 0.0
83 42 0.00 0.0
81 39 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
78 46 0.07 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
69 43 0.00 0.0
77 31 0.00 0.0
75 36 0.00 0.0
81 48 0.11 0.0
76 56 0.00 0.0
84 42 0.00 0.0
82 40 0.00 0.0
96 46 0.00 0.0
95 61 0.00 0.0
88 50 0.00 0.0
October 1953 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 40 0.00 0.0
93 54 0.00 0.0
89 67 0.06 0.0
75 52 0.00 0.0
73 33 0.00 0.0
69 43 0.00 0.0
61 28 0.00 0.0
73 35 0.00 0.0
75 38 0.00 0.0
79 34 0.00 0.0
79 41 0.00 0.0
70 46 0.00 0.0
74 40 0.00 0.0
72 35 0.00 0.0
84 42 0.00 0.0
84 46 0.00 0.0
85 49 0.00 0.0
86 40 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
83 46 0.00 0.0
77 57 0.00 0.0
68 42 0.00 0.0
57 44 0.00 0.0
64 40 0.00 0.0
60 44 0.26 0.0
55 35 0.00 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
60 23 0.00 0.0
73 30 0.00 0.0
66 42 0.00 0.0
November 1953 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 44 0.00 0.0
76 32 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
57 32 0.00 0.0
43 21 0.00 0.0
44 15 0.00 0.0
46 15 0.00 0.0
51 23 0.00 0.0
52 18 0.00 0.0
63 16 0.00 0.0
57 25 0.00 0.0
56 22 0.00 0.0
69 24 0.00 0.0
71 28 0.00 0.0
71 29 0.00 0.0
70 32 0.00 0.0
70 32 0.00 0.0
74 44 0.00 0.0
69 54 0.08 0.0
65 43 0.25 0.0
45 32 0.00 0.0
43 26 0.00 0.0
56 25 0.00 0.0
53 34 0.00 0.0
37 30 0.00 0.0
33 21 0.02 1.1
31 19 0.03 0.0
33 12 0.00 0.0
35 28 0.03 0.0
37 17 0.00 0.0
December 1953 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
37 16 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.43 0.0
54 37 0.50 0.0
54 29 0.26 0.0
45 25 0.05 0.0
46 29 0.20 0.0
52 27 0.00 0.0
46 29 0.00 0.0
41 29 0.44 6.3
39 19 0.03 0.0
39 19 0.00 0.0
38 9 0.00 0.0
39 26 0.00 0.0
36 22 0.00 0.0
29 19 0.00 0.0
25 2 0.00 0.0
12 -7 0.00 0.0
33 -2 0.00 0.0
43 18 0.00 0.0
46 28 0.00 0.0
42 35 0.13 0.0
38 11 0.09 1.5
18 0 0.00 0.0
36 12 0.00 0.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
39 31 0.00 0.0
40 25 0.00 0.0
40 25 0.00 0.0
38 30 0.00 0.0
35 9 0.00 0.1
47 14 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Iowa City Municipal Airport location
1893–1998 Iowa City location