Iowa City Weather in 1988

Historical record of Iowa City, Iowa weather for the year 1988 based on NOAA data.
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1988 Iowa City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 104 °F July 31
Lowest temperature -13 °F January 6
Highest daily low 79 °F June 22
Lowest daily high 1 °F January 5
Most daily precipitation 2.4 inches August 8
Most daily snow 6.0 inches February 10
Total annual precipitation 22.5 inches -
Total annual snow 11.7 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1988
Rank Temperature Date
1 104 °F Jul 31
2 103 °F Aug 18
2 103 °F Aug 17
2 103 °F Aug 16
2 103 °F Aug 15
6 102 °F Aug 2
6 102 °F Aug 1
6 102 °F Jul 16
6 102 °F Jul 15
6 102 °F Jun 25
Lowest Temperatures in Iowa City in 1988
Rank Temperature Date
1 -13 °F January 6
2 -10 °F January 10
2 -10 °F January 5
4 -9 °F February 12
5 -7 °F January 7
6 -6 °F February 5
7 -5 °F February 13
7 -5 °F January 9
9 -4 °F January 26
9 -4 °F January 13
January 1988 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
16 -1 0.00 0.0
36 -1 0.00 0.0
31 22 0.00 0.0
23 -3 0.00 0.0
1 -10 0.00 0.0
2 -13 0.00 0.0
10 -7 0.00 0.0
13 3 0.00 0.0
8 -5 0.00 0.0
21 -10 0.00 0.0
36 17 0.00 0.0
39 17 0.00 0.0
17 -4 0.00 0.0
26 2 0.00 0.0
40 20 0.00 0.0
50 33 0.00 0.0
42 33 0.00 0.0
38 31 0.00 0.0
36 34 0.89 0.0
35 30 0.18 0.0
30 21 0.00 0.0
29 22 0.03 0.3
31 10 0.08 0.8
33 5 0.00 0.0
33 -3 0.01 0.1
13 -4 0.00 0.0
27 -1 0.00 0.0
34 10 0.00 0.0
53 25 0.00 0.0
57 40 0.00 0.0
56 26 0.00 0.0
February 1988 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
26 16 0.06 0.6
22 6 0.00 0.0
25 20 0.06 0.6
22 4 0.04 0.4
13 -6 0.00 0.0
11 -3 0.00 0.0
24 7 0.00 0.0
20 7 0.06 0.6
25 6 0.00 0.0
20 11 0.25 6.0
13 0 0.02 0.2
13 -9 0.00 0.0
20 -5 0.00 0.0
38 16 0.00 0.0
33 8 0.08 1.0
43 8 0.00 0.0
42 23 0.00 0.0
44 18 0.00 0.0
42 23 0.00 0.0
35 15 0.00 0.0
32 5 0.00 0.0
47 31 0.00 0.0
41 20 0.00 0.0
30 17 0.00 0.0
34 14 0.00 0.0
60 25 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.00 0.0
53 27 0.00 0.0
53 27 0.00 0.0
March 1988 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
57 23 0.00 0.0
57 31 0.00 0.0
40 26 0.00 0.0
41 20 0.00 0.0
46 20 0.00 0.0
55 24 0.00 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
55 42 0.00 0.0
49 34 0.00 0.0
52 23 0.00 0.0
62 35 0.00 0.0
61 30 0.00 0.0
30 17 0.00 0.0
28 15 0.01 0.1
32 18 0.00 0.0
38 26 0.00 0.0
38 29 0.00 0.0
45 23 0.00 0.0
50 22 0.00 0.0
49 26 0.00 0.0
48 25 0.00 0.0
77 33 0.00 0.0
76 38 0.00 0.0
72 43 0.26 0.0
69 39 0.35 0.0
57 33 0.00 0.0
58 26 0.00 0.0
64 47 0.27 0.0
60 36 0.40 0.0
57 26 0.00 0.0
57 34 0.00 0.0
April 1988 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 39 0.00 0.0
67 43 0.22 0.0
64 42 0.25 0.0
79 43 0.00 0.0
79 47 0.00 0.0
75 42 0.29 0.0
71 36 0.00 0.0
74 46 0.00 0.0
73 48 0.00 0.0
65 39 0.01 0.0
65 40 0.00 0.0
68 40 0.00 0.0
78 37 0.00 0.0
75 35 0.03 0.0
57 30 0.00 0.0
64 31 0.00 0.0
75 40 0.00 0.0
67 34 0.00 0.0
57 29 0.00 0.0
63 38 0.06 0.0
62 37 0.25 0.0
50 41 0.02 0.0
50 39 0.94 0.0
63 29 0.00 0.0
74 43 0.31 0.0
64 47 0.18 0.0
56 37 0.02 0.0
66 38 0.00 0.0
71 35 0.00 0.0
76 40 0.00 0.0
May 1988 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
78 42 0.00 0.0
78 48 0.00 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
79 44 0.00 0.0
81 45 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
80 n/a 0.52 0.0
65 53 0.08 0.0
75 50 0.00 0.0
81 48 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.03 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
87 47 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
84 53 0.00 0.0
72 46 0.00 0.0
80 49 0.00 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
86 52 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.12 0.0
81 59 0.24 0.0
76 52 0.50 0.0
75 40 0.00 0.0
80 45 0.00 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
88 57 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
91 59 0.00 0.0
June 1988 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
93 62 0.00 0.0
92 66 0.17 0.0
77 57 0.08 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
86 52 0.00 0.0
90 55 0.00 0.0
92 57 0.00 0.0
92 66 0.30 0.0
80 47 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
88 54 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.00 0.0
91 63 0.00 0.0
90 69 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
92 63 0.02 0.0
95 72 0.00 0.0
101 73 0.00 0.0
101 75 0.00 0.0
101 79 0.00 0.0
98 67 0.00 0.0
93 65 0.02 0.0
102 76 0.00 0.0
99 65 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.00 0.0
95 57 0.00 0.0
94 63 0.71 0.0
79 53 0.01 0.0
July 1988 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
78 56 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
88 57 0.00 0.0
94 62 0.00 0.0
98 66 0.00 0.0
97 71 0.00 0.0
97 72 0.00 0.0
97 68 0.00 0.0
95 70 0.00 0.0
93 67 0.42 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
91 66 0.00 0.0
98 68 0.04 0.0
99 78 0.00 0.0
102 76 0.00 0.0
102 77 0.16 0.0
96 69 0.00 0.0
95 68 0.17 0.0
92 67 0.03 0.0
89 65 0.08 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.00 0.0
93 65 0.00 0.0
92 70 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
97 62 0.00 0.0
96 66 0.00 0.0
95 69 0.00 0.0
100 70 0.00 0.0
104 70 0.00 0.0
August 1988 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
102 77 0.00 0.0
102 74 0.00 0.0
101 74 0.00 0.0
101 75 0.41 0.0
86 71 0.00 0.0
94 59 0.00 0.0
97 63 0.00 0.0
99 76 2.40 0.0
88 72 0.40 0.0
90 70 0.00 0.0
98 72 0.00 0.0
95 74 0.00 0.0
92 74 0.00 0.0
100 73 0.00 0.0
103 76 0.00 0.0
103 77 0.00 0.0
103 75 0.00 0.0
103 77 0.13 0.0
88 70 0.19 0.0
85 64 0.00 0.0
85 64 0.00 0.0
85 68 2.33 0.0
86 63 0.26 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
79 60 0.46 0.0
76 49 0.00 0.0
76 49 0.00 0.0
80 57 0.02 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
September 1988 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 56 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
73 58 0.02 0.0
70 48 0.00 0.0
74 44 0.00 0.0
76 45 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
83 49 0.00 0.0
86 50 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
88 57 0.00 0.0
83 51 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
80 61 0.08 0.0
93 67 0.00 0.0
92 70 0.15 0.0
79 58 0.55 0.0
69 52 0.00 0.0
73 46 0.00 0.0
89 66 0.00 0.0
88 52 0.00 0.0
74 45 0.00 0.0
81 45 0.00 0.0
83 50 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
80 57 0.19 0.0
76 62 0.05 0.0
75 61 0.00 0.0
October 1988 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
73 64 0.10 0.0
69 50 0.00 0.0
68 40 0.00 0.0
66 35 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
59 31 0.00 0.0
63 30 0.00 0.0
63 32 0.00 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
69 50 0.00 0.0
67 39 0.00 0.0
56 30 0.00 0.0
63 32 0.00 0.0
71 44 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.01 0.0
77 53 0.01 0.0
71 53 0.31 0.0
61 38 0.00 0.0
57 37 0.00 0.0
51 43 0.12 0.0
57 43 0.15 0.0
57 31 0.00 0.0
55 42 1.27 0.0
54 30 0.00 0.0
52 32 0.00 0.0
53 25 0.00 0.0
57 42 0.01 0.0
49 28 0.00 0.0
43 26 0.00 0.0
45 22 0.00 0.0
64 27 0.00 0.0
November 1988 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
60 33 0.00 0.0
52 28 0.00 0.0
66 37 0.00 0.0
62 50 0.24 0.0
53 34 0.13 0.0
40 30 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.10 0.0
56 29 0.00 0.0
52 41 0.40 0.0
44 34 0.17 0.0
43 23 0.00 0.0
43 36 0.56 0.0
62 35 0.03 0.0
57 34 0.00 0.0
66 50 0.06 0.0
63 32 0.31 0.0
49 28 0.00 0.0
52 37 0.00 0.0
47 37 0.04 0.0
37 28 0.00 0.0
28 22 0.00 0.0
43 21 0.00 0.0
57 31 0.00 0.0
61 35 0.00 0.0
55 37 0.00 0.0
53 38 0.48 0.0
43 31 0.12 0.0
33 15 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.00 0.0
36 28 0.00 0.0
December 1988 Iowa City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
34 17 n/a n/a
56 24 n/a n/a
51 32 n/a n/a
40 23 n/a n/a
49 27 n/a n/a
53 27 n/a n/a
49 30 n/a n/a
32 16 n/a n/a
35 12 n/a n/a
33 15 n/a n/a
19 3 n/a n/a
30 7 0.01 0.0
43 27 0.00 0.0
42 29 n/a n/a
35 12 n/a n/a
30 0 0.00 0.0
28 8 0.00 0.0
46 19 n/a n/a
57 22 0.00 n/a
53 31 0.05 n/a
35 23 n/a n/a
41 27 0.06 n/a
47 35 n/a n/a
42 28 0.05 n/a
28 15 n/a n/a
33 23 0.31 1.0
37 n/a 0.40 0.0
20 9 n/a n/a
30 5 n/a n/a
40 20 n/a n/a
37 18 n/a n/a
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Iowa City Municipal Airport location
1893–1998 Iowa City location