Iowa City Weather in 1974

Historical record of Iowa City, Iowa weather for the year 1974 based on NOAA data.
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1974 Iowa City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 98 °F July 19
Lowest temperature -21 °F January 12
Highest daily low 76 °F July 14
Lowest daily high 3 °F January 1
Most daily precipitation 2.5 inches July 11
Most daily snow 7.0 inches November 30
Total annual precipitation 45.6 inches -
Total annual snow 33.3 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1974
Rank Temperature Date
1 98 °F Jul 19
1 98 °F Jul 18
3 97 °F Jul 8
3 97 °F Jul 2
5 96 °F Jul 14
5 96 °F Jul 13
5 96 °F Jul 10
5 96 °F Jul 9
5 96 °F Jul 3
10 95 °F Jul 15
Lowest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1974
Rank Temperature Date
1 -21 °F January 12
2 -11 °F January 1
3 -8 °F January 13
3 -8 °F January 4
5 -7 °F January 7
6 -4 °F January 9
7 -3 °F January 11
8 -2 °F January 2
9 0 °F January 8
10 1 °F February 4
January 1974 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
3 -11 0.00 0.0
12 -2 0.10 1.0
18 8 0.00 0.0
14 -8 0.00 0.0
21 3 0.00 0.0
17 9 0.05 0.5
11 -7 0.00 0.0
11 0 0.05 0.5
12 -4 0.11 2.5
13 5 0.14 1.5
13 -3 0.02 0.5
6 -21 0.00 0.0
17 -8 0.00 0.0
37 14 0.00 0.0
41 18 0.00 0.0
45 25 0.00 0.0
41 26 0.00 0.0
40 34 0.00 0.0
38 31 0.00 0.0
35 32 0.52 0.0
35 33 0.02 0.0
35 32 0.26 1.0
34 17 0.00 0.0
36 17 0.00 0.0
49 21 0.00 0.0
47 30 0.43 0.0
36 27 0.64 1.0
32 17 0.00 0.0
46 21 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
52 12 0.00 0.0
February 1974 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
24 15 0.00 0.0
28 21 0.00 0.0
28 10 0.00 0.0
19 1 0.00 0.0
29 18 0.00 0.0
28 18 0.12 1.5
24 7 0.00 0.0
23 7 0.00 0.0
27 14 0.00 0.0
34 15 0.00 0.0
47 10 0.00 0.0
54 24 0.00 0.0
53 27 0.00 0.0
31 22 0.00 0.0
32 21 0.00 0.0
47 28 0.00 0.0
51 22 0.00 0.0
50 36 0.00 0.0
44 30 0.00 0.0
48 29 0.00 0.0
44 36 0.17 0.0
38 29 0.44 3.0
29 15 0.00 0.0
24 8 0.00 0.0
28 9 0.00 0.0
43 18 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.00 0.0
52 32 0.00 0.0
March 1974 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
43 25 0.00 0.0
69 29 0.00 0.0
68 52 0.00 0.0
55 38 0.75 0.0
59 29 0.00 0.0
68 35 0.00 0.0
68 41 0.00 0.0
69 40 0.12 0.0
69 43 0.00 0.0
46 33 0.00 0.0
45 36 0.13 0.0
50 34 0.44 0.0
48 26 0.00 0.0
43 27 0.00 0.0
45 37 0.08 0.0
39 29 0.00 0.0
37 23 0.00 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
48 26 0.00 0.0
39 24 0.01 0.0
40 16 0.00 0.0
43 26 0.06 0.0
32 7 0.02 0.0
23 2 0.01 0.0
51 19 0.00 0.0
51 34 0.00 0.0
61 32 0.00 0.0
60 36 0.00 0.0
48 37 0.84 0.0
48 32 0.53 0.5
54 31 0.00 0.0
April 1974 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
54 42 0.00 0.0
72 34 0.00 0.0
77 53 0.51 0.0
64 36 0.70 0.0
52 34 0.00 0.0
61 29 0.00 0.0
61 42 0.00 0.0
47 28 0.00 0.0
62 30 0.03 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
67 49 0.37 0.0
63 54 0.00 0.0
64 40 0.00 0.0
60 38 1.23 0.0
58 41 0.00 0.0
62 36 0.00 0.0
68 38 0.00 0.0
74 48 0.01 0.0
60 37 0.14 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
77 51 0.68 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
60 38 0.00 0.0
63 33 0.00 0.0
79 45 0.00 0.0
84 45 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
n/a 60 0.19 0.0
75 59 2.12 0.0
n/a 48 0.00 0.0
May 1974 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
71 44 0.00 0.0
72 51 0.00 0.0
71 46 0.17 0.0
66 45 0.00 0.0
70 48 0.00 0.0
69 36 0.00 0.0
59 41 0.65 0.0
49 44 0.67 0.0
51 43 0.00 0.0
61 41 0.00 0.0
68 51 0.46 0.0
69 48 0.05 0.0
69 40 0.66 0.0
69 53 0.77 0.0
65 46 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a n/a n/a
n/a n/a n/a n/a
n/a n/a n/a n/a
65 55 0.03 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
82 62 0.32 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
70 50 0.00 0.0
68 46 0.00 0.0
68 53 0.54 0.0
65 54 0.05 0.0
75 61 0.77 0.0
84 66 0.18 0.0
81 63 0.02 0.0
75 57 0.00 0.0
June 1974 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
76 50 0.00 0.0
77 51 0.00 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
82 62 0.00 0.0
79 65 0.00 0.0
79 65 0.17 0.0
76 62 1.53 0.0
72 52 0.05 0.0
79 65 0.51 0.0
74 57 0.01 0.0
72 56 0.01 0.0
74 48 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
88 58 0.00 0.0
70 52 0.00 0.0
74 46 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
89 65 1.19 0.0
90 69 0.10 0.0
82 66 0.31 0.0
79 57 1.39 0.0
69 53 0.00 0.0
74 54 0.00 0.0
75 53 0.00 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
88 56 0.00 0.0
July 1974 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
92 60 0.00 0.0
97 65 0.00 0.0
96 76 0.00 0.0
86 68 0.41 0.0
85 60 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
93 64 0.00 0.0
97 71 0.00 0.0
96 73 0.00 0.0
96 73 0.00 0.0
82 68 2.50 0.0
93 71 0.00 0.0
96 75 0.00 0.0
96 76 0.00 0.0
95 67 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
91 63 0.00 0.0
98 74 0.00 0.0
98 74 0.00 0.0
90 73 0.00 0.0
91 66 0.00 0.0
90 68 2.23 0.0
85 65 0.00 0.0
85 67 0.00 0.0
82 65 0.00 0.0
93 66 0.00 0.0
94 66 0.00 0.0
94 66 0.18 0.0
80 60 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
August 1974 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
79 62 0.55 0.0
76 57 0.15 0.0
71 57 0.24 0.0
75 56 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
80 61 0.00 0.0
78 61 0.01 0.0
81 66 1.83 0.0
82 68 1.57 0.0
81 66 0.00 0.0
89 63 1.85 0.0
89 68 0.36 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
86 66 0.00 0.0
85 67 1.44 0.0
81 64 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
87 69 0.75 0.0
88 69 0.00 0.0
88 67 1.20 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
77 54 0.00 0.0
77 55 0.01 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.05 0.0
73 58 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
79 54 0.01 0.0
September 1974 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
69 53 0.01 0.0
66 50 0.20 0.0
65 43 0.00 0.0
68 42 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
72 47 0.00 0.0
78 56 0.16 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
80 65 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
77 56 1.42 0.0
61 47 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
76 51 0.00 0.0
78 51 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
77 60 0.00 0.0
74 56 0.00 0.0
65 44 0.00 0.0
60 35 0.00 0.0
65 36 0.00 0.0
72 55 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
67 n/a 0.09 0.0
69 40 0.24 0.0
69 39 0.00 0.0
October 1974 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
56 37 0.00 0.0
55 29 0.00 0.0
61 32 0.00 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
75 54 0.16 0.0
65 54 0.46 0.0
57 33 0.00 0.0
70 36 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
74 39 0.00 0.0
74 48 0.00 0.0
70 54 0.11 0.0
58 45 0.33 0.0
57 48 0.13 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
65 40 0.00 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
68 45 0.02 0.0
68 35 0.00 0.0
60 31 0.00 0.0
60 32 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
72 50 0.00 0.0
74 53 0.00 0.0
72 58 0.00 0.0
69 34 0.00 0.0
73 40 0.00 0.0
74 50 0.00 0.0
70 58 0.24 0.0
67 54 0.28 0.0
70 59 0.62 0.0
November 1974 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
70 54 0.06 0.0
65 47 0.00 0.0
49 43 0.01 0.0
45 35 0.00 0.0
43 32 0.00 0.0
51 32 0.00 0.0
57 29 0.00 0.0
61 33 0.00 0.0
56 32 0.00 0.0
52 46 0.60 0.0
54 44 0.27 0.0
50 34 0.00 0.0
35 29 0.11 4.0
32 23 0.00 0.0
40 24 0.00 0.0
48 31 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
n/a 39 0.00 0.0
58 41 0.00 0.0
49 34 0.00 0.0
43 25 0.00 0.0
57 30 0.00 0.0
55 42 0.08 0.0
52 30 0.00 0.0
36 22 0.00 0.0
43 25 0.00 0.0
44 26 0.00 0.0
41 21 0.00 0.0
32 21 0.03 1.0
34 30 0.68 7.0
December 1974 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
33 30 0.02 1.0
33 18 0.00 0.0
28 11 0.00 0.0
30 21 0.00 0.0
36 17 0.00 0.0
38 34 0.07 0.0
38 34 0.30 0.0
34 15 0.00 0.0
28 10 0.00 0.0
42 21 0.00 0.0
40 25 0.00 0.0
39 21 0.00 0.0
38 31 0.03 0.0
41 31 0.00 0.0
41 32 0.56 0.5
36 28 0.01 0.0
29 22 0.00 0.0
31 19 0.00 0.0
31 18 0.06 1.0
31 20 0.15 2.0
31 11 0.01 0.0
41 10 0.00 0.0
40 22 0.00 0.0
37 22 0.00 0.0
27 14 0.00 0.0
39 19 0.00 0.0
36 29 0.02 0.3
42 33 0.00 0.0
36 31 0.00 0.0
37 22 0.00 0.0
35 33 0.03 3.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Iowa City Municipal Airport location
1893–1998 Iowa City location