Iowa City Weather in 1956

Historical record of Iowa City, Iowa weather for the year 1956 based on NOAA data.
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1956 Iowa City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 99 °F July 15
Lowest temperature -16 °F January 21
Highest daily low 76 °F July 1
Lowest daily high 7 °F January 21
Most daily precipitation 2.7 inches July 6
Most daily snow 3.2 inches February 1
Total annual precipitation 25.5 inches -
Total annual snow 14.9 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1956
Rank Temperature Date
1 99 °F Jul 15
2 98 °F Jul 16
3 97 °F Jul 1
4 96 °F Jul 26
4 96 °F Jun 19
4 96 °F Jun 12
4 96 °F Jun 11
8 95 °F Jul 27
8 95 °F Jun 13
8 95 °F Jun 10
Lowest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1956
Rank Temperature Date
1 -16 °F January 21
2 -12 °F January 23
3 -11 °F February 4
4 -10 °F February 3
5 -3 °F December 13
5 -3 °F December 9
5 -3 °F January 22
8 -2 °F January 20
9 0 °F December 18
10 2 °F January 31
January 1956 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
46 18 0.01 0.0
42 32 0.07 0.0
37 23 0.00 0.0
38 11 0.00 0.0
55 17 0.00 0.0
44 16 0.00 0.0
31 7 0.00 0.0
32 15 0.00 0.0
37 10 0.00 0.0
37 15 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.00 0.0
40 13 0.00 0.0
44 11 0.00 0.0
43 18 0.00 0.0
40 14 0.05 0.5
17 6 0.06 0.2
24 8 0.00 0.0
25 20 0.03 0.5
24 9 0.02 0.3
20 -2 0.00 0.0
7 -16 0.00 0.0
11 -3 0.00 0.0
22 -12 0.00 0.0
27 6 0.00 0.0
29 17 0.00 0.0
30 3 0.00 0.0
36 25 0.00 0.0
37 32 0.09 0.0
36 14 0.00 0.0
21 5 0.00 0.0
23 2 0.00 0.0
February 1956 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
25 19 0.15 3.2
26 20 0.10 1.5
22 -10 0.00 0.0
29 -11 0.00 0.0
33 4 0.00 0.0
36 15 0.01 0.3
41 15 0.00 0.0
38 29 0.07 0.0
34 24 0.00 0.0
36 14 0.00 0.0
35 22 0.00 0.0
33 25 0.00 0.0
45 26 0.00 0.0
43 21 0.00 0.0
31 13 0.00 0.0
31 22 0.00 0.1
29 24 0.12 0.2
33 9 0.00 0.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
35 18 0.00 0.0
28 12 0.00 0.0
27 7 0.00 0.0
39 19 0.00 0.0
43 33 0.24 0.0
38 17 0.07 1.3
46 19 0.00 0.0
45 19 0.00 0.0
34 9 0.00 0.0
53 18 0.00 0.0
March 1956 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
58 29 0.00 0.0
59 26 0.00 0.0
56 29 0.00 0.0
58 21 0.00 0.0
57 35 0.00 0.0
55 34 0.00 0.0
40 18 0.06 0.4
26 9 0.00 0.0
46 19 0.00 0.0
47 28 0.00 0.0
47 11 0.00 0.0
25 10 0.01 0.0
41 8 0.00 0.0
41 24 0.00 0.0
37 18 0.02 0.3
38 16 0.02 0.0
48 30 0.00 0.0
39 29 0.09 1.0
42 19 0.00 0.0
44 15 0.00 0.0
43 27 0.02 0.0
42 27 0.00 0.0
45 29 0.00 0.0
44 19 0.00 0.0
66 27 0.00 0.0
64 35 0.00 0.0
61 42 0.00 0.0
n/a 36 0.45 0.0
n/a 26 0.00 0.0
n/a 27 0.00 0.0
n/a 21 0.00 0.0
April 1956 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
n/a 38 0.00 0.0
n/a 55 0.11 0.0
n/a 53 0.65 0.0
61 37 0.00 0.0
75 31 0.00 0.0
74 39 0.01 0.0
49 27 0.04 0.0
40 26 0.00 0.0
51 27 0.00 0.0
56 35 0.00 0.0
63 27 0.00 0.0
64 31 0.00 0.0
65 24 0.00 0.0
71 45 0.00 0.0
70 33 0.00 0.0
48 34 0.06 0.0
54 30 0.00 0.0
61 31 0.00 0.0
60 33 0.00 0.0
69 25 0.00 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
67 43 0.00 0.0
49 25 0.00 0.0
60 18 0.00 0.0
58 41 0.13 0.0
65 44 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.17 0.0
71 35 0.78 0.0
40 34 0.32 0.0
47 28 0.00 0.0
May 1956 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 37 0.00 0.0
67 45 0.01 0.0
65 37 0.00 0.0
60 38 0.16 0.0
67 46 0.30 0.0
72 49 0.00 0.0
63 41 0.00 0.0
67 37 0.00 0.0
83 56 0.67 0.0
80 59 0.18 0.0
82 60 0.14 0.0
92 57 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.00 0.0
88 47 0.35 0.0
70 52 0.00 0.0
69 35 0.00 0.0
72 49 0.02 0.0
87 38 0.00 0.0
86 50 0.00 0.0
79 46 0.00 0.0
78 54 0.01 0.0
91 53 0.00 0.0
70 53 0.13 0.0
72 42 0.00 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
88 58 0.01 0.0
85 63 0.07 0.0
87 65 0.10 0.0
83 64 0.08 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
June 1956 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
64 50 0.00 0.0
74 39 0.00 0.0
76 43 0.00 0.0
84 44 0.00 0.0
85 52 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.00 0.0
83 64 0.36 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
91 55 0.00 0.0
95 58 0.00 0.0
96 61 0.00 0.0
96 59 0.00 0.0
95 62 0.00 0.0
92 65 0.00 0.0
88 68 1.38 0.0
87 68 0.02 0.0
86 67 0.00 0.0
93 69 0.00 0.0
96 70 0.00 0.0
92 68 0.16 0.0
93 68 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.02 0.0
92 68 0.02 0.0
93 72 0.00 0.0
91 64 0.00 0.0
87 68 0.57 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
90 56 0.00 0.0
94 70 0.00 0.0
July 1956 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
97 76 0.00 0.0
87 66 0.15 0.0
81 66 0.06 0.0
70 61 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.00 0.0
89 62 2.67 0.0
85 61 0.02 0.0
81 64 0.01 0.0
79 58 0.00 0.0
84 54 0.00 0.0
88 58 0.00 0.0
87 68 0.00 0.0
89 66 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
99 70 0.00 0.0
98 68 0.15 0.0
89 63 0.00 0.0
84 60 1.40 0.0
81 57 0.36 0.0
75 57 0.38 0.0
72 57 0.00 0.0
82 56 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.16 0.0
96 62 0.00 0.0
95 67 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.27 0.0
79 64 0.00 0.0
77 55 0.00 0.0
83 66 2.13 0.0
August 1956 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 64 0.73 0.0
80 67 0.02 0.0
90 67 0.00 0.0
94 71 0.00 0.0
93 71 0.00 0.0
86 66 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
85 68 0.11 0.0
84 66 0.06 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.21 0.0
82 64 0.00 0.0
87 66 0.30 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
90 58 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.23 0.0
83 68 0.42 0.0
78 67 1.04 0.0
72 53 0.00 0.0
69 46 0.00 0.0
77 45 0.00 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
94 61 0.00 0.0
93 63 0.00 0.0
87 64 0.06 0.0
88 69 0.00 0.0
85 64 0.26 0.0
79 60 2.13 0.0
September 1956 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 48 0.00 0.0
84 49 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.35 0.0
72 59 0.32 0.0
63 45 0.00 0.0
68 40 0.00 0.0
74 45 0.00 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
81 59 0.02 0.0
79 53 0.01 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
77 52 0.00 0.0
84 49 0.00 0.0
75 47 0.00 0.0
67 39 0.09 0.0
66 46 0.00 0.0
61 32 0.00 0.0
84 45 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
74 42 0.00 0.0
82 37 0.00 0.0
87 45 0.00 0.0
85 48 0.00 0.0
83 53 0.00 0.0
85 53 0.00 0.0
79 51 0.00 0.0
65 34 0.04 0.0
October 1956 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 43 0.00 0.0
85 52 0.00 0.0
80 41 0.00 0.0
75 43 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
70 55 0.00 0.0
66 39 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
65 38 0.00 0.0
62 34 0.00 0.0
73 45 0.12 0.0
86 48 0.00 0.0
82 63 0.10 0.0
72 59 0.05 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
82 49 0.00 0.0
82 48 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
76 51 0.00 0.0
79 48 0.00 0.0
79 46 0.00 0.0
79 44 0.00 0.0
69 42 0.00 0.0
68 38 0.00 0.0
77 57 0.10 0.0
62 36 0.12 0.0
67 40 0.00 0.0
66 39 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
69 58 0.00 0.0
72 54 0.00 0.0
November 1956 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
68 41 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.00 0.0
65 55 0.02 0.0
65 52 0.00 0.0
64 53 0.00 0.0
63 36 0.08 0.0
49 32 0.00 0.0
41 31 0.00 0.0
47 21 0.00 0.0
53 22 0.00 0.0
70 26 0.00 0.0
58 34 0.00 0.0
69 27 0.00 0.0
71 40 0.65 0.0
62 36 0.27 0.0
37 19 0.00 0.0
44 20 0.00 0.0
55 23 0.00 0.0
50 29 0.00 0.0
47 33 0.20 0.0
36 20 0.07 0.0
32 13 0.00 0.0
24 14 0.05 0.3
36 13 0.00 0.0
39 32 0.00 0.0
34 19 0.00 0.0
42 15 0.00 0.0
38 25 0.00 0.0
27 11 0.00 0.0
41 15 0.00 0.0
December 1956 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
41 19 0.00 0.0
55 28 0.00 0.0
58 24 0.00 0.0
57 27 0.00 0.0
57 38 0.00 0.0
38 23 0.00 0.0
27 15 0.00 0.0
25 17 0.00 0.0
30 -3 0.06 1.6
41 14 0.00 0.0
42 29 0.00 0.0
30 14 0.10 1.2
21 -3 0.03 0.5
27 9 0.00 0.0
32 22 0.00 0.0
35 26 0.00 0.0
37 10 0.00 0.0
28 0 0.00 0.0
40 14 0.00 0.0
37 25 0.00 0.0
35 28 0.00 0.0
39 33 0.12 0.0
38 30 0.15 0.0
30 22 0.00 0.0
25 17 0.03 0.3
44 18 0.01 0.0
44 34 0.00 0.0
40 26 0.22 1.2
34 20 0.00 0.0
47 21 0.00 0.0
47 33 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Iowa City Municipal Airport location
1893–1998 Iowa City location