Iowa City Weather in 1986

Historical record of Iowa City, Iowa weather for the year 1986 based on NOAA data.
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1986 Iowa City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 95 °F July 18
Lowest temperature -12 °F February 12
Highest daily low 76 °F June 27
Lowest daily high 2 °F January 27
Most daily precipitation 3.5 inches May 17
Most daily snow 3.0 inches February 23
Total annual precipitation 47.3 inches -
Total annual snow 17.3 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1986
Rank Temperature Date
1 95 °F Jul 18
2 94 °F Jul 19
2 94 °F Jul 16
2 94 °F Jun 20
2 94 °F Jun 19
6 93 °F Jul 17
7 92 °F Jul 15
7 92 °F Jun 27
7 92 °F Jun 26
7 92 °F Jun 21
Lowest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1986
Rank Temperature Date
1 -12 °F February 12
1 -12 °F January 27
3 -11 °F January 7
4 -10 °F February 13
4 -10 °F February 11
6 -9 °F January 8
7 -6 °F February 15
8 -5 °F February 10
9 -2 °F February 9
9 -2 °F January 26
January 1986 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
36 11 0.00 0.0
37 19 0.06 0.5
34 19 0.03 0.5
31 20 0.04 0.5
31 8 0.00 0.0
27 6 0.00 0.0
9 -11 0.00 0.0
23 -9 0.00 0.0
40 18 0.00 0.0
36 26 0.00 0.0
44 23 0.00 0.0
40 32 0.00 0.0
32 12 0.00 0.0
29 21 0.00 0.0
41 14 0.00 0.0
49 27 0.00 0.0
50 25 0.00 0.0
44 36 0.00 0.0
37 33 0.00 0.0
36 31 0.00 0.0
45 32 0.00 0.0
36 18 0.00 0.0
39 17 0.00 0.0
38 30 0.20 2.0
36 26 0.00 0.0
29 -2 0.00 0.0
2 -12 0.00 0.0
25 0 0.01 0.1
24 12 0.00 0.0
23 5 0.00 0.0
32 21 0.00 0.0
February 1986 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
38 31 0.00 0.0
37 31 0.00 0.0
36 33 0.01 0.0
36 33 0.52 0.0
36 32 0.10 0.0
33 29 0.13 2.0
29 20 0.24 2.0
24 13 0.05 0.5
14 -2 0.00 0.0
12 -5 0.00 0.0
10 -10 0.00 0.0
9 -12 0.00 0.0
21 -10 0.00 0.0
27 9 0.02 0.2
22 -6 0.00 0.0
26 17 0.00 0.0
35 25 0.00 0.0
35 32 0.00 0.0
39 31 0.00 0.0
36 22 0.00 0.0
28 14 0.00 0.0
34 17 0.00 0.0
28 17 0.17 3.0
30 17 0.00 0.0
33 13 0.00 0.0
36 23 0.06 0.0
35 28 0.05 0.0
29 11 0.00 0.0
March 1986 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
42 15 0.00 0.0
41 28 0.00 0.0
39 33 0.00 0.0
43 33 0.00 0.0
42 29 0.03 0.0
37 25 0.00 0.0
32 7 0.00 0.0
39 15 0.00 0.0
66 32 0.00 0.0
63 34 0.48 0.5
38 30 0.00 0.0
39 34 0.25 0.0
45 37 0.28 0.0
42 35 0.00 0.0
45 34 0.00 0.0
46 34 0.00 0.0
51 31 0.05 0.0
52 43 0.55 0.0
51 30 0.04 0.0
33 15 0.00 0.0
44 16 0.00 0.0
61 34 0.00 0.0
59 32 0.00 0.0
59 29 0.00 0.0
74 50 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.39 0.0
58 25 0.00 0.0
79 44 0.00 0.0
88 49 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
April 1986 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
78 51 0.25 0.0
66 39 0.00 0.0
n/a 46 0.40 0.0
71 45 0.01 0.0
71 52 0.33 0.0
63 43 0.00 0.0
74 42 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
59 34 0.00 0.0
67 34 0.00 0.0
72 37 0.00 0.0
71 45 0.04 0.0
68 42 0.00 0.0
67 34 0.46 0.0
44 29 0.06 1.0
60 37 0.00 0.0
62 39 0.00 0.0
63 49 0.00 0.0
66 47 0.00 0.0
64 42 0.00 0.0
58 39 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
71 34 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
82 46 0.29 0.0
80 44 0.00 0.0
78 58 2.43 0.0
May 1986 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
68 47 0.00 0.0
62 40 0.00 0.0
68 39 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
79 62 0.07 0.0
79 61 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
82 55 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.35 0.0
75 58 0.05 0.0
74 59 0.09 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
81 59 0.51 0.0
77 51 0.02 0.0
76 58 1.01 0.0
69 52 0.39 0.0
67 54 3.53 0.0
68 50 0.02 0.0
68 48 0.00 0.0
68 45 0.00 0.0
70 41 0.00 0.0
70 46 0.00 0.0
72 48 0.00 0.0
73 56 0.03 0.0
72 55 0.00 0.0
68 55 2.17 0.0
66 58 0.55 0.0
70 59 0.00 0.0
79 59 0.18 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
June 1986 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
89 65 0.00 0.0
86 47 0.00 0.0
80 49 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
84 59 1.15 0.0
74 62 0.00 0.0
86 66 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
87 69 0.74 0.0
87 66 0.19 0.0
76 53 0.00 0.0
80 62 0.00 0.0
78 59 0.28 0.0
79 62 0.00 0.0
84 67 0.00 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
94 68 0.00 0.0
94 69 0.00 0.0
92 70 0.00 0.0
84 70 0.82 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.06 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
92 67 0.00 0.0
92 76 0.05 0.0
88 72 0.01 0.0
85 68 0.13 0.0
78 61 3.22 0.0
July 1986 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
70 61 0.10 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.00 0.0
91 75 0.00 0.0
91 72 1.22 0.0
77 67 0.82 0.0
88 69 1.57 0.0
88 68 1.36 0.0
85 65 0.20 0.0
84 72 0.11 0.0
85 67 0.32 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
87 71 0.00 0.0
92 73 0.00 0.0
94 73 0.00 0.0
93 75 0.00 0.0
95 73 0.00 0.0
94 74 0.57 0.0
87 68 0.00 0.0
86 65 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
90 71 0.00 0.0
88 69 0.55 0.0
88 69 0.00 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
91 72 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.24 0.0
88 69 0.00 0.0
89 72 0.00 0.0
August 1986 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 59 0.00 0.0
82 60 0.15 0.0
78 57 0.00 0.0
80 56 0.00 0.0
77 63 0.60 0.0
73 64 1.39 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
80 64 0.11 0.0
77 54 0.00 0.0
75 55 0.00 0.0
74 60 1.10 0.0
80 60 0.61 0.0
84 68 0.00 0.0
85 68 0.00 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
83 64 0.00 0.0
81 60 0.00 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
80 66 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
74 55 0.00 0.0
90 62 0.00 0.0
90 68 0.69 0.0
75 56 0.00 0.0
68 45 0.00 0.0
72 44 0.00 0.0
78 55 0.00 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
September 1986 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 54 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
82 66 0.18 0.0
80 64 0.00 0.0
77 52 0.00 0.0
71 54 0.00 0.0
68 45 0.00 0.0
72 40 0.00 0.0
73 51 0.46 0.0
88 70 0.05 0.0
84 65 0.33 0.0
73 50 0.00 0.0
73 52 0.24 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
78 62 0.00 0.0
73 50 0.00 0.0
67 52 0.48 0.0
73 62 0.02 0.0
80 64 0.96 0.0
78 62 0.26 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
86 69 0.00 0.0
80 63 0.65 0.0
74 66 0.36 0.0
88 69 0.00 0.0
88 71 0.00 0.0
84 65 0.00 0.0
83 62 0.00 0.0
82 66 1.40 0.0
67 55 0.54 0.0
October 1986 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
60 52 0.32 0.0
68 55 0.01 0.0
70 64 0.08 0.0
68 52 0.26 0.0
64 48 0.00 0.0
61 35 0.00 0.0
74 43 0.00 0.0
73 54 0.00 0.0
65 51 0.00 0.0
64 36 0.00 0.0
67 52 0.00 0.0
65 42 0.42 0.0
45 37 0.52 0.0
51 32 0.00 0.0
58 31 0.00 0.0
69 36 0.00 0.0
68 39 0.00 0.0
62 37 0.00 0.0
69 41 0.00 0.0
78 44 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
74 49 0.04 0.0
63 54 0.00 0.0
62 55 0.23 0.0
55 50 0.79 0.0
50 45 1.25 0.0
66 38 0.00 0.0
75 42 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
62 35 0.00 0.0
69 44 0.00 0.0
November 1986 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
67 40 0.10 0.0
46 31 0.00 0.0
52 30 0.00 0.0
51 40 0.00 0.0
54 37 0.00 0.0
54 33 0.00 0.0
61 43 0.00 0.0
61 37 0.06 0.0
49 29 0.00 0.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
34 9 0.04 0.5
27 13 0.00 0.0
22 4 0.00 0.0
31 12 0.00 0.0
45 19 0.00 0.0
43 22 0.00 0.0
46 24 0.00 0.0
43 31 0.20 0.0
36 27 0.00 0.0
34 27 0.36 2.5
40 17 0.00 0.0
57 32 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.05 0.0
43 18 0.00 0.0
47 27 0.00 0.0
45 34 0.00 0.0
45 24 0.00 0.0
49 29 0.00 0.0
48 27 0.00 0.0
41 34 0.00 0.0
December 1986 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
40 33 0.57 0.0
38 33 0.04 0.0
35 31 0.00 0.0
31 24 0.00 0.0
37 15 0.00 0.0
40 32 0.00 0.0
40 35 0.46 0.0
36 32 0.15 1.0
35 19 0.05 0.5
19 6 0.00 0.0
34 14 0.00 0.0
25 6 0.00 0.0
24 0 0.00 0.0
44 21 0.00 0.0
47 22 0.00 0.0
43 30 0.00 0.0
41 31 0.00 0.0
36 30 0.00 0.0
45 19 0.00 0.0
41 27 0.00 0.0
39 23 0.00 0.0
38 21 0.00 0.0
37 28 0.00 0.0
32 26 0.00 0.0
31 27 0.00 0.0
34 27 0.00 0.0
38 19 0.00 0.0
42 26 0.00 0.0
38 31 0.00 0.0
37 31 n/a n/a
38 29 n/a n/a
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Iowa City Municipal Airport location
1893–1998 Iowa City location