Iowa City Weather in 1959

Historical record of Iowa City, Iowa weather for the year 1959 based on NOAA data.
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1959 Iowa City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 93 °F August 24
Lowest temperature -20 °F January 5
Highest daily low 76 °F June 28
Lowest daily high 6 °F January 4
Most daily precipitation 2.4 inches July 18
Most daily snow 9.6 inches March 5
Total annual precipitation 43.3 inches -
Total annual snow 53.6 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1959
Rank Temperature Date
1 93 °F Aug 24
1 93 °F Aug 21
1 93 °F Jul 29
4 92 °F Aug 25
4 92 °F Aug 23
4 92 °F Aug 22
4 92 °F Aug 20
4 92 °F Jul 30
4 92 °F Jun 25
10 91 °F Aug 29
10 91 °F Aug 28
10 91 °F Aug 19
Lowest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1959
Rank Temperature Date
1 -20 °F January 5
2 -18 °F January 23
3 -13 °F February 2
3 -13 °F January 4
5 -7 °F January 22
6 -6 °F January 17
7 -5 °F February 20
7 -5 °F February 6
7 -5 °F January 18
10 -4 °F November 17
10 -4 °F February 4
10 -4 °F January 16
January 1959 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
28 24 0.07 2.1
27 12 0.00 0.0
12 -1 0.05 1.1
6 -13 0.00 0.0
12 -20 0.00 0.0
25 1 0.00 0.0
25 8 0.00 0.0
27 13 0.00 0.0
26 5 0.00 0.0
24 2 0.00 0.0
33 13 0.00 0.0
47 11 0.00 0.0
38 17 0.00 0.0
40 27 0.00 0.0
33 5 0.00 0.0
10 -4 0.00 0.0
10 -6 0.00 0.0
30 -5 0.00 0.0
28 5 0.10 1.7
20 -2 0.02 0.5
18 5 0.26 5.2
12 -7 0.00 0.0
15 -18 0.00 0.0
43 4 0.00 0.0
40 17 0.00 0.0
25 14 0.00 0.0
26 -1 0.00 0.0
38 13 0.00 0.0
38 32 0.20 0.5
34 9 0.14 1.7
14 0 0.00 0.0
February 1959 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
10 -2 0.00 0.0
17 -13 0.00 0.0
30 13 0.08 1.1
33 -4 0.00 0.0
34 -1 0.00 0.0
24 -5 0.00 0.0
43 18 0.00 0.0
42 18 0.01 0.0
30 22 0.16 0.0
31 19 0.67 1.4
27 2 0.00 0.0
40 22 0.00 0.0
39 33 0.00 0.0
34 22 0.00 0.0
35 16 0.00 0.0
35 23 0.00 0.0
30 22 0.00 0.0
26 9 0.02 0.3
14 2 0.00 0.0
25 -5 0.00 0.0
40 17 0.00 0.0
41 25 0.00 0.0
38 25 0.48 0.0
35 19 0.00 0.0
44 21 0.00 0.0
45 28 0.00 0.0
47 33 0.00 0.0
45 28 0.00 0.0
March 1959 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
45 25 0.00 0.0
45 33 0.05 0.1
42 25 0.00 0.0
35 20 0.00 0.0
35 29 1.25 9.6
34 22 0.15 1.7
34 7 0.00 0.0
44 24 0.00 0.0
42 30 0.00 0.0
41 25 0.19 3.4
41 27 0.00 0.0
42 20 0.00 0.0
44 21 0.00 0.0
44 29 0.02 0.0
35 23 0.53 6.1
35 16 0.00 0.0
29 10 0.00 0.0
50 12 0.00 0.0
60 40 0.00 0.0
58 39 0.00 0.0
45 20 0.00 0.0
48 19 0.00 0.0
68 29 0.00 0.0
73 35 0.00 0.0
71 36 0.18 0.0
42 35 0.70 0.0
50 32 0.01 0.0
49 23 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.00 0.0
50 29 0.34 0.0
62 33 0.00 0.0
April 1959 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
60 43 0.69 0.0
70 34 0.04 0.0
65 42 0.18 0.0
67 28 0.00 0.0
68 47 0.00 0.0
66 29 0.00 0.0
65 44 0.08 0.0
56 26 0.04 0.0
48 31 0.02 0.0
48 32 0.04 0.0
52 28 0.00 0.0
54 34 0.00 0.0
55 29 0.00 0.0
65 30 0.00 0.0
71 39 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.00 0.0
68 55 0.63 0.0
58 39 0.03 0.0
50 40 0.00 0.0
42 31 0.68 2.2
55 28 0.00 0.0
61 29 0.00 0.0
70 34 0.00 0.0
75 46 0.04 0.0
74 48 0.00 0.0
64 46 0.00 0.0
47 39 0.95 0.0
68 42 2.05 0.0
73 43 0.00 0.0
74 46 0.00 0.0
May 1959 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
80 46 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
83 56 0.31 0.0
66 41 0.00 0.0
69 46 0.00 0.0
68 50 0.05 0.0
80 59 0.40 0.0
77 48 1.01 0.0
71 51 0.00 0.0
61 39 0.00 0.0
54 37 0.00 0.0
59 40 0.00 0.0
68 37 0.00 0.0
66 43 0.00 0.0
73 55 0.00 0.0
83 58 1.31 0.0
81 62 0.24 0.0
77 62 0.69 0.0
72 56 0.00 0.0
63 41 0.00 0.0
71 42 0.00 0.0
74 53 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.32 0.0
88 58 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.77 0.0
85 61 0.30 0.0
81 63 1.36 0.0
81 68 0.02 0.0
June 1959 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
70 51 0.00 0.0
76 48 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
88 53 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
87 54 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
83 66 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.22 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
81 60 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
89 53 0.00 0.0
88 56 1.41 0.0
78 55 0.00 0.0
90 60 0.00 0.0
92 61 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
86 74 0.00 0.0
87 76 0.28 0.0
80 58 0.16 0.0
68 55 1.52 0.0
July 1959 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
69 56 0.18 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
81 51 0.00 0.0
80 61 0.35 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
88 55 0.00 0.0
90 72 0.00 0.0
85 55 0.18 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.03 0.0
85 59 0.06 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.00 0.0
85 67 0.00 0.0
86 65 0.00 0.0
85 67 2.35 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
87 66 0.13 0.0
88 65 0.00 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
84 63 0.00 0.0
87 71 0.00 0.0
93 73 0.00 0.0
92 70 1.06 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
August 1959 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 60 0.00 0.0
86 63 0.15 0.0
87 67 0.43 0.0
89 65 0.02 0.0
89 71 0.01 0.0
84 69 0.64 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
73 56 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
89 63 0.00 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
90 68 0.00 0.0
85 68 1.30 0.0
79 67 1.32 0.0
89 70 0.02 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
91 65 0.00 0.0
92 72 0.00 0.0
93 73 0.00 0.0
92 71 0.01 0.0
92 73 0.00 0.0
93 70 0.00 0.0
92 73 0.00 0.0
89 71 0.08 0.0
86 72 0.00 0.0
91 70 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.28 0.0
88 67 0.00 0.0
82 66 0.00 0.0
September 1959 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
75 64 0.96 0.0
77 63 0.47 0.0
79 51 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
90 69 0.00 0.0
88 69 0.00 0.0
90 69 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.02 0.0
72 48 0.00 0.0
72 43 0.00 0.0
76 43 0.00 0.0
79 48 0.00 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
77 49 0.00 0.0
56 44 0.00 0.0
58 45 0.04 0.0
59 38 0.04 0.0
74 53 0.05 0.0
86 65 0.00 0.0
85 69 0.01 0.0
86 68 0.00 0.0
81 57 0.31 0.0
72 55 0.00 0.0
70 60 0.70 0.0
70 60 0.46 0.0
74 45 0.48 0.0
73 52 0.00 0.0
68 44 0.00 0.0
59 48 0.00 0.0
October 1959 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
64 44 0.00 0.0
63 55 0.12 0.0
65 50 0.00 0.0
60 47 0.58 0.0
62 55 1.57 0.0
62 54 1.72 0.0
58 52 0.00 0.0
59 43 0.00 0.0
60 34 0.00 0.0
64 45 0.00 0.0
54 34 0.00 0.0
58 28 0.00 0.0
55 34 0.00 0.0
62 38 0.00 0.0
71 34 0.00 0.0
67 50 0.00 0.0
55 34 0.00 0.0
66 31 0.00 0.0
69 32 0.00 0.0
66 36 0.00 0.0
62 37 0.00 0.0
71 48 0.01 0.0
66 50 0.75 0.0
52 43 0.16 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
48 38 0.31 0.0
44 35 0.06 0.0
46 28 0.00 0.0
59 34 0.00 0.0
60 39 0.00 0.0
50 46 0.22 0.0
November 1959 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
64 34 0.00 0.0
60 31 0.00 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
61 46 1.00 0.0
46 26 0.22 0.0
28 17 0.00 0.0
35 9 0.00 0.0
48 19 0.00 0.0
53 32 0.00 0.0
65 35 0.00 0.0
59 31 0.00 0.0
33 26 0.42 5.9
28 23 0.05 0.4
25 6 0.00 0.0
31 -3 0.00 0.0
32 8 0.00 0.0
12 -4 0.00 0.0
38 7 0.00 0.0
38 18 0.00 0.0
39 27 0.00 0.0
44 21 0.00 0.0
55 26 0.00 0.0
47 35 0.00 0.0
42 31 0.19 0.4
33 17 0.00 0.0
32 22 0.05 0.5
27 5 0.00 0.0
24 10 0.00 0.0
30 4 0.00 0.0
41 21 0.00 0.0
December 1959 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
39 28 0.00 0.0
43 32 0.00 0.0
54 27 0.00 0.0
48 31 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.00 0.0
31 23 0.00 0.0
39 11 0.00 0.0
42 24 0.00 0.0
47 19 0.00 0.0
40 22 n/a 0.0
41 35 n/a 0.0
48 35 0.00 0.0
45 30 0.00 0.0
46 31 0.00 0.0
54 30 0.00 0.0
53 27 0.00 0.0
46 29 0.00 0.0
42 24 0.00 0.0
38 27 0.00 0.0
35 28 0.00 0.2
35 21 0.04 0.5
33 17 0.14 1.5
37 31 0.61 4.0
33 17 0.00 0.0
41 28 0.00 0.0
53 38 0.00 0.0
57 49 1.25 0.0
51 31 0.11 1.1
46 27 0.00 0.0
30 22 0.04 0.4
34 19 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Iowa City Municipal Airport location
1893–1998 Iowa City location