Iowa City Weather in 1985

Historical record of Iowa City, Iowa weather for the year 1985 based on NOAA data.
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1985 Iowa City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 98 °F September 7
Lowest temperature -23 °F January 20
Highest daily low 75 °F September 6
Lowest daily high 0 °F January 20
Most daily precipitation 2.5 inches September 23
Most daily snow 6.0 inches January 1
Total annual precipitation 36.5 inches -
Total annual snow 29.8 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1985
Rank Temperature Date
1 98 °F Sep 7
1 98 °F Sep 6
3 97 °F Jun 8
4 96 °F Sep 8
4 96 °F Jun 9
6 95 °F Sep 9
6 95 °F May 26
8 94 °F Aug 9
8 94 °F Jul 13
8 94 °F Jul 10
8 94 °F Jul 9
8 94 °F Jul 4
Lowest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1985
Rank Temperature Date
1 -23 °F January 20
2 -20 °F December 19
3 -18 °F December 21
4 -17 °F December 18
4 -17 °F January 19
6 -13 °F December 14
6 -13 °F February 1
8 -12 °F January 31
9 -10 °F February 2
9 -10 °F January 3
January 1985 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
26 11 0.45 6.0
11 -8 0.00 0.0
15 -10 0.00 0.0
32 -5 0.00 0.0
32 25 0.00 0.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
38 31 0.00 0.0
34 12 0.00 0.0
26 17 0.00 0.0
25 15 0.13 2.0
24 14 0.04 1.0
14 0 0.00 0.0
32 8 0.00 0.0
36 13 0.00 0.0
15 1 0.00 0.0
24 12 0.01 0.0
28 10 0.02 0.3
28 14 0.20 2.3
14 -17 0.00 0.0
0 -23 0.00 0.0
28 -5 0.00 0.0
28 15 0.00 0.0
30 17 0.00 0.0
33 26 0.03 0.3
34 2 0.02 0.3
25 -6 0.00 0.0
30 16 0.00 0.0
25 4 0.00 0.0
26 7 0.00 0.0
25 8 0.03 0.3
8 -12 0.02 0.3
February 1985 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
12 -13 0.00 0.0
11 -10 0.00 0.0
19 -7 0.00 0.0
18 5 0.00 0.0
23 12 0.05 1.5
18 -3 0.00 0.0
16 -3 0.00 0.0
16 -6 0.00 0.0
25 12 0.00 n/a
28 23 0.06 0.0
30 23 0.10 1.5
25 8 0.00 0.0
28 8 0.00 0.0
24 5 0.00 0.0
16 0 0.00 0.0
39 13 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.00 0.0
40 27 0.00 0.0
36 18 0.00 0.0
45 20 0.00 0.0
45 37 1.08 0.0
46 36 0.06 0.0
44 38 0.20 0.0
40 33 0.21 0.0
43 32 0.00 0.0
43 32 0.00 0.0
38 21 0.00 0.0
54 29 0.00 0.0
March 1985 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
54 40 0.01 0.0
50 30 0.00 0.0
42 31 0.84 0.0
42 30 0.57 0.0
30 23 0.00 0.0
37 18 0.00 0.0
53 33 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
60 25 0.00 0.0
63 29 0.00 0.0
58 40 0.03 0.0
49 32 0.00 0.0
48 37 0.10 0.0
49 28 0.00 0.0
53 25 0.00 0.0
53 36 0.00 0.0
51 30 0.00 0.0
56 26 0.00 0.0
64 43 0.00 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
61 29 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.11 0.0
42 34 0.00 0.0
45 35 0.00 0.0
71 34 0.00 0.0
69 54 0.08 0.0
71 48 0.38 0.0
61 37 0.00 0.0
47 34 0.00 0.0
39 32 0.68 0.0
April 1985 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
45 29 0.00 0.0
66 27 0.00 0.0
65 42 0.00 0.0
61 41 0.00 0.0
44 38 0.23 0.0
49 33 0.00 0.0
49 31 0.00 0.0
46 30 0.00 0.0
53 23 0.00 0.0
58 36 0.00 0.0
69 37 0.00 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
77 54 0.10 0.0
61 41 0.00 0.0
71 36 0.00 0.0
74 45 0.00 0.0
84 40 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
86 66 0.02 0.0
84 63 0.37 0.0
77 60 0.11 0.0
73 48 0.09 0.0
69 50 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.07 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
79 43 0.00 0.0
78 55 0.20 0.0
May 1985 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
69 54 0.05 0.0
72 43 0.00 0.0
77 42 0.00 0.0
77 53 0.00 0.0
76 61 0.17 0.0
72 54 0.00 0.0
80 49 0.00 0.0
83 49 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
80 63 0.33 0.0
75 55 0.08 0.0
72 50 0.04 0.0
80 55 0.28 0.0
76 54 0.20 0.0
61 51 0.28 0.0
68 50 0.02 0.0
80 45 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
81 60 0.32 0.0
74 50 0.00 0.0
73 49 0.00 0.0
80 47 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
86 54 0.00 0.0
95 64 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.08 0.0
75 49 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
84 63 0.04 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
June 1985 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 51 0.00 0.0
79 60 0.04 0.0
77 51 0.00 0.0
72 53 0.02 0.0
77 55 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
87 48 0.00 0.0
97 66 0.00 0.0
96 67 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.08 0.0
70 54 0.25 0.0
68 47 0.45 0.0
75 48 0.00 0.0
74 55 0.18 0.0
81 60 0.30 0.0
82 56 0.02 0.0
82 65 0.01 0.0
81 60 0.04 0.0
74 55 0.06 0.0
83 50 0.00 0.0
84 67 0.08 0.0
82 56 0.50 0.0
81 63 0.83 0.0
85 65 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
92 71 0.00 0.0
91 69 0.00 0.0
79 58 0.00 0.0
80 60 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
July 1985 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 62 0.00 0.0
89 63 0.00 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
94 70 0.00 0.0
93 60 0.06 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
93 62 0.00 0.0
93 69 0.00 0.0
94 72 0.00 0.0
94 67 0.00 0.0
87 64 0.33 0.0
87 69 0.10 0.0
94 69 0.00 0.0
92 73 0.08 0.0
88 65 0.96 0.0
85 60 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
86 70 0.07 0.0
87 67 0.00 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.00 0.0
91 70 0.87 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
86 65 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.51 0.0
70 65 0.86 0.0
August 1985 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
79 57 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
77 63 0.03 0.0
88 69 0.00 0.0
90 69 0.00 0.0
89 70 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
94 65 0.00 0.0
93 60 1.65 0.0
80 56 0.00 0.0
91 62 0.00 0.0
91 65 0.34 0.0
83 67 0.02 0.0
79 63 0.00 0.0
82 65 0.00 0.0
87 64 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.04 0.0
78 60 0.03 0.0
75 53 0.00 0.0
78 54 0.00 0.0
78 61 0.37 0.0
73 62 0.00 0.0
76 63 0.09 0.0
68 58 0.01 0.0
75 58 0.00 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
82 64 0.25 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
September 1985 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 69 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.00 0.0
89 67 0.00 0.0
92 71 0.00 0.0
98 75 0.00 0.0
98 73 0.00 0.0
96 70 0.00 0.0
95 66 0.00 0.0
75 61 0.00 0.0
74 56 0.01 0.0
73 54 0.00 0.0
69 45 0.00 0.0
70 48 0.00 0.0
77 41 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
81 64 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.02 0.0
65 50 0.82 0.0
68 55 0.38 0.0
68 49 2.52 0.0
58 39 0.00 0.0
57 45 0.75 0.0
61 46 0.04 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
68 50 0.33 0.0
50 41 0.48 0.0
October 1985 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
54 32 0.00 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.05 0.0
65 47 0.32 0.0
55 44 0.00 0.0
67 32 0.00 0.0
69 32 0.00 0.0
67 59 0.00 0.0
63 43 1.74 0.0
47 40 0.57 0.0
51 41 0.04 0.0
71 39 0.71 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
69 47 0.00 0.0
72 40 0.03 0.0
71 39 0.00 0.0
74 50 0.00 0.0
72 59 0.62 0.0
66 48 1.38 0.0
57 49 0.08 0.0
60 52 0.00 0.0
66 51 0.00 0.0
65 56 0.31 0.0
68 53 0.25 0.0
71 36 0.00 0.0
75 45 0.00 0.0
75 49 0.00 0.0
61 42 0.00 0.0
56 44 0.00 0.0
61 39 0.00 0.0
56 40 0.31 0.0
November 1985 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
50 47 1.71 0.0
53 35 0.00 0.0
53 35 0.00 0.0
53 30 0.00 0.0
55 28 0.00 0.0
50 36 0.35 0.0
52 30 0.00 0.0
48 34 0.00 0.0
43 35 0.08 0.0
35 31 0.07 0.0
35 30 0.01 0.0
44 35 0.73 0.0
44 38 0.33 0.0
42 33 0.07 0.0
40 33 0.04 0.0
43 35 0.16 0.0
58 27 0.00 0.0
63 50 0.64 0.0
61 30 0.12 0.0
30 15 0.00 0.0
30 13 0.00 0.0
38 27 0.00 0.0
34 20 0.00 0.0
21 10 0.00 0.0
32 20 0.00 0.0
34 27 0.00 0.0
27 15 0.00 0.0
27 n/a 0.02 0.1
18 8 0.08 0.8
29 18 0.05 0.5
December 1985 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
36 7 1.56 4.0
8 0 0.06 0.5
15 -4 0.00 0.0
33 15 0.00 0.0
33 18 0.00 0.0
25 4 0.00 0.0
39 18 0.00 0.0
34 20 0.00 0.0
25 15 0.00 0.0
32 25 0.15 1.0
29 17 0.16 2.8
17 -5 0.00 0.0
12 -9 0.00 0.0
18 -13 0.00 0.0
28 13 0.00 0.0
23 8 0.00 0.0
8 0 0.18 4.0
4 -17 0.00 0.0
9 -20 0.00 0.0
12 1 0.01 0.0
13 -18 0.00 0.0
38 13 0.00 0.0
40 28 0.00 0.0
38 -5 0.00 0.0
6 -8 0.00 0.0
38 4 0.00 0.0
33 13 0.01 0.0
22 5 0.02 0.3
20 5 0.00 0.0
40 0 0.00 0.0
38 17 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Iowa City Municipal Airport location
1893–1998 Iowa City location