Iowa City Weather in 1961

Historical record of Iowa City, Iowa weather for the year 1961 based on NOAA data.
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1961 Iowa City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 93 °F June 29
Lowest temperature -16 °F December 13
Highest daily low 74 °F July 31
Lowest daily high 11 °F December 11
Most daily precipitation 3.3 inches September 13
Most daily snow 7.0 inches March 8
Total annual precipitation 40.2 inches -
Total annual snow 25.7 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1961
Rank Temperature Date
1 93 °F Jun 29
1 93 °F Jun 28
3 92 °F Sep 9
3 92 °F Sep 2
3 92 °F Jul 31
3 92 °F Jul 30
3 92 °F Jun 30
3 92 °F Jun 12
9 91 °F Sep 3
9 91 °F Aug 30
9 91 °F Aug 1
9 91 °F Jun 11
Lowest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1961
Rank Temperature Date
1 -16 °F December 13
2 -13 °F December 28
3 -11 °F January 27
4 -10 °F January 25
5 -9 °F January 24
6 -7 °F January 22
6 -7 °F January 21
8 -6 °F January 23
9 -3 °F January 29
10 -2 °F December 15
January 1961 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
32 23 0.00 0.0
31 14 0.00 0.0
27 4 0.00 0.0
46 9 0.00 0.0
44 18 0.00 0.0
55 24 0.00 0.0
40 24 0.00 0.0
31 10 0.00 0.0
39 8 0.00 0.0
47 15 0.00 0.0
44 17 0.00 0.0
55 18 0.00 0.0
59 21 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.00 0.0
36 30 0.00 0.0
39 24 0.00 0.0
48 29 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.05 0.7
30 13 0.00 0.0
26 3 0.01 0.1
13 -7 0.00 0.0
12 -7 0.00 0.0
28 -6 0.00 0.0
26 -9 0.00 0.0
13 -10 0.00 0.0
16 6 0.12 1.5
13 -11 0.00 0.0
26 -1 0.00 0.0
23 -3 0.00 0.0
24 0 0.00 0.0
34 5 0.00 0.0
February 1961 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
32 14 0.00 0.0
25 13 0.07 1.2
25 12 0.11 2.1
33 -1 0.00 0.0
28 9 0.00 0.0
33 18 0.00 0.0
38 14 0.00 0.0
39 14 0.00 0.0
38 16 0.00 0.0
37 21 0.00 0.0
47 26 0.00 0.0
48 27 0.00 0.0
45 31 0.00 0.0
52 24 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.00 0.0
47 26 0.00 0.0
45 36 0.00 0.0
41 28 0.55 0.0
33 13 0.00 0.0
44 16 0.00 0.0
54 21 0.00 0.0
51 27 0.45 0.0
43 31 0.01 0.0
39 23 0.00 0.0
38 20 0.00 0.0
47 24 0.07 0.0
42 26 0.00 0.0
46 20 0.00 0.0
March 1961 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
46 26 0.00 0.0
61 28 0.00 0.0
56 31 0.00 0.0
50 35 0.53 0.0
44 29 0.00 0.0
36 31 0.82 0.0
43 27 0.00 0.0
39 27 1.45 7.0
35 24 0.00 0.0
45 17 0.00 0.0
45 31 0.00 0.0
42 29 0.00 0.0
41 34 0.52 0.0
60 30 0.00 0.0
59 30 0.00 0.0
45 24 0.00 0.0
43 23 0.00 0.0
41 28 0.00 0.0
45 31 0.04 0.0
45 29 0.00 0.0
42 32 0.18 0.0
40 33 0.00 0.0
42 26 0.01 0.0
51 33 0.00 0.0
67 33 0.00 0.0
65 46 0.00 0.0
61 37 0.62 0.0
44 31 0.00 0.0
41 26 0.00 0.0
51 21 0.00 0.0
51 30 0.00 0.0
April 1961 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
48 24 0.00 0.0
46 20 0.00 0.0
53 28 0.00 0.0
57 27 0.00 0.0
53 36 0.05 0.0
41 29 0.00 0.0
47 27 0.00 0.0
48 28 0.00 0.0
48 33 0.00 0.0
54 21 0.00 0.0
52 35 0.21 0.0
47 36 0.17 0.0
57 29 0.00 0.0
57 42 0.10 0.0
58 33 0.00 0.0
35 25 0.03 0.2
46 31 0.10 1.0
51 35 0.00 0.0
69 34 0.00 0.0
68 43 0.01 0.0
70 43 0.20 0.0
70 47 0.25 0.0
68 41 0.20 0.0
67 41 0.07 0.0
57 42 0.01 0.0
68 31 0.00 0.0
66 42 0.13 0.0
55 34 0.03 0.0
53 29 0.03 0.0
66 33 0.00 0.0
May 1961 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
63 34 0.00 0.0
58 32 0.00 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
65 35 0.00 0.0
64 46 0.04 0.0
72 49 0.03 0.0
71 41 0.01 0.0
69 54 0.00 0.0
61 39 0.00 0.0
72 34 0.00 0.0
78 48 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.02 0.0
71 50 0.87 0.0
68 36 0.00 0.0
65 50 0.34 0.0
56 44 0.09 0.0
64 48 0.00 0.0
70 52 0.01 0.0
75 46 0.00 0.0
69 41 0.00 0.0
75 37 0.00 0.0
77 41 0.00 0.0
75 49 0.43 0.0
60 36 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
73 43 0.01 0.0
73 43 0.00 0.0
76 41 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
June 1961 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
87 65 0.24 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
81 51 0.00 0.0
82 47 0.00 0.0
85 54 0.00 0.0
85 65 0.23 0.0
80 64 0.06 0.0
80 62 1.15 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
91 57 0.00 0.0
92 66 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.01 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
69 49 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
78 43 0.00 0.0
83 47 0.00 0.0
83 61 0.00 0.0
74 50 0.01 0.0
82 48 0.00 0.0
81 61 0.00 0.0
76 55 0.15 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
79 46 0.07 0.0
86 50 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
93 65 0.00 0.0
93 63 0.00 0.0
92 69 0.19 0.0
July 1961 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 68 0.05 0.0
89 61 1.55 0.0
83 53 0.00 0.0
90 60 0.00 0.0
88 56 0.50 0.0
81 59 0.05 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.05 0.0
83 62 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.69 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
84 63 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.00 0.0
87 69 0.89 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
83 65 1.17 0.0
81 64 0.30 0.0
83 63 0.92 0.0
84 64 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
84 69 0.27 0.0
85 68 0.38 0.0
90 69 0.00 0.0
92 69 0.03 0.0
92 74 0.00 0.0
August 1961 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
91 71 0.97 0.0
86 67 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.05 0.0
88 64 0.02 0.0
88 59 1.19 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
84 66 0.00 0.0
85 70 0.00 0.0
87 69 0.10 0.0
87 69 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
83 53 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.00 0.0
87 67 1.01 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
77 54 0.00 0.0
74 61 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
84 55 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
89 67 0.00 0.0
90 67 0.05 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
91 65 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
September 1961 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 65 0.00 0.0
92 67 0.04 0.0
91 65 0.40 0.0
78 58 0.00 0.0
79 67 0.00 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
89 66 0.00 0.0
92 66 0.00 0.0
90 66 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.00 0.0
78 60 2.17 0.0
72 55 3.30 0.0
57 49 0.00 0.0
68 40 0.00 0.0
73 41 0.00 0.0
74 42 0.00 0.0
76 45 0.00 0.0
76 45 0.00 0.0
74 49 0.00 0.0
80 60 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.18 0.0
60 46 0.91 0.0
54 47 0.13 0.0
67 48 0.01 0.0
69 36 0.00 0.0
65 48 0.00 0.0
70 31 0.00 0.0
61 34 0.00 0.0
70 42 1.06 0.0
October 1961 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
59 37 0.00 0.0
64 30 0.00 0.0
71 36 0.00 0.0
73 37 0.00 0.0
78 48 0.00 0.0
78 48 0.00 0.0
75 48 0.00 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
74 63 0.00 0.0
78 55 0.00 0.0
75 58 1.10 0.0
80 43 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.22 0.0
59 38 0.00 0.0
73 35 0.00 0.0
79 41 0.00 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
75 46 0.00 0.0
46 35 0.16 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
53 35 0.00 0.0
57 41 0.00 0.0
59 43 0.19 0.0
60 30 0.00 0.0
56 43 0.21 0.0
55 25 0.00 0.0
61 30 0.00 0.0
59 45 0.35 0.0
73 53 1.10 0.0
69 45 0.40 0.0
63 40 0.00 0.0
November 1961 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
58 42 0.01 0.0
67 55 1.96 0.0
60 25 0.43 0.0
53 28 0.00 0.0
47 23 0.00 0.0
37 30 0.00 0.0
48 24 0.00 0.0
44 24 0.00 0.0
58 21 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
61 30 0.00 0.0
57 46 0.00 0.0
56 37 0.23 0.0
43 36 0.00 0.0
46 39 0.03 0.0
44 33 2.39 0.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
34 17 0.00 0.0
37 25 0.00 0.0
38 28 0.00 0.0
40 31 0.04 0.0
45 35 0.70 0.0
51 35 0.00 0.0
53 26 0.00 0.0
56 35 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
44 27 0.00 0.0
38 15 0.00 0.0
45 18 0.00 0.0
47 28 0.00 0.0
December 1961 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
49 35 0.00 0.0
55 25 0.00 0.0
61 30 0.00 0.0
62 32 0.00 0.0
44 18 0.00 0.0
41 33 0.00 0.0
38 18 0.00 0.0
35 10 0.00 0.0
33 25 0.06 2.1
30 8 0.00 0.0
11 2 0.19 2.1
15 2 0.12 2.0
15 -16 0.00 0.0
21 5 0.00 0.0
20 -2 0.00 0.0
30 14 0.00 0.0
33 26 0.28 0.0
30 24 0.00 0.0
32 25 0.02 0.7
31 12 0.00 0.0
30 16 0.00 0.0
35 23 0.13 1.5
33 23 0.24 3.5
26 14 0.00 0.0
26 0 0.00 0.0
31 14 0.00 0.0
25 1 0.00 0.0
13 -13 0.00 0.0
15 5 0.00 0.0
16 4 0.00 0.0
23 0 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Iowa City Municipal Airport location
1893–1998 Iowa City location