Waterloo May 16 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Waterloo, Iowa for the date of May 16.
May 16 All-Time Records
1895–2024
Highest temperature 92 °F 1936
Lowest temperature 30 °F 1929
Lowest daily high 45 °F 1907
Highest daily low 68 °F 1962
Most precipitation 3.03 inches 1999
Most snow none -
May 16 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 71.6 °F
Average low 48.9 °F
Chance precipitation 41.7%
Chance snow 0.2%
Waterloo May 16 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 74 54 0.06 0.0
2023 82 51 0.00 0.0
2022 81 47 0.00 0.0
2021 68 54 0.00 0.0
2020 76 46 0.01 0.0
2019 90 62 0.00 0.0
2018 83 52 0.00 0.0
2017 88 63 0.00 0.0
2016 69 47 0.00 0.0
2015 82 63 0.14 0.0
2014 53 35 0.00 0.0
2013 82 48 0.00 0.0
2012 75 47 0.00 0.0
2011 65 35 0.00 0.0
2010 66 52 0.00 0.0
2009 59 38 0.00 0.0
2008 78 48 0.00 0.0
2007 70 37 0.00 0.0
2006 74 48 0.11 0.0
2005 58 32 0.03 0.0
2004 76 47 0.00 0.0
2003 72 43 0.00 0.0
2002 70 52 0.00 0.0
2001 85 61 0.00 0.0
2000 75 52 0.18 0.0
1999 71 60 3.03 0.0
1998 83 55 0.00 0.0
1997 82 31 0.02 0.0
1996 66 57 0.04 0.0
1995 84 54 0.04 0.0
1994 77 43 0.00 0.0
1993 70 41 0.00 0.0
1992 89 58 0.37 0.0
1991 76 62 0.06 0.0
1990 69 52 0.00 0.0
1989 84 53 0.00 0.0
1988 57 42 0.00 0.0
1987 86 52 0.00 0.0
1986 71 46 0.34 0.0
1985 60 52 0.09 0.0
1984 76 52 0.00 0.0
1983 65 45 0.00 0.0
1982 81 60 0.21 0.0
1981 77 43 0.00 0.0
1980 58 47 0.10 0.0
1979 76 41 0.00 0.0
1978 68 53 0.00 0.0
1977 86 65 0.02 0.0
1976 58 48 0.44 0.0
1975 75 39 0.00 0.0
1974 62 50 0.43 0.0
1973 60 41 0.00 0.0
1972 81 48 0.00 0.0
1971 78 43 0.00 0.0
1970 61 40 0.00 0.0
1969 81 60 0.33 0.0
1968 53 38 0.10 0.0
1967 71 33 0.00 0.0
1966 75 38 0.00 0.0
1965 61 50 0.02 0.0
1964 79 55 0.26 0.0
1963 69 48 0.00 0.0
1962 88 68 0.00 0.0
1961 66 40 0.02 0.0
1960 75 54 0.92 0.0
1959 69 42 0.00 0.0
1958 73 57 0.10 0.0
1957 51 40 0.04 0.0
1956 70 34 0.05 0.0
1955 79 44 0.00 0.0
1954 77 58 0.00 0.0
1953 72 47 0.00 0.0
1952 61 50 0.00 0.0
1951 80 62 0.00 0.0
1950 55 48 0.38 0.0
1949 73 58 0.00 0.0
1948 69 50 0.00 0.0
1947 71 45 0.03 0.0
1946 69 44 0.00 0.0
1945 57 41 0.00 0.0
1944 89 63 n/a 0.0
1943 56 46 1.22 0.0
1942 66 32 0.00 0.0
1941 74 55 n/a 0.0
1940 66 39 0.00 0.0
1939 89 50 0.00 0.0
1938 73 40 n/a 0.0
1937 71 49 n/a 0.0
1936 92 58 0.00 0.0
1935 63 43 n/a 0.0
1934 86 48 0.00 0.0
1933 84 52 n/a 0.0
1932 63 42 n/a 0.0
1931 86 60 0.00 0.0
1930 57 42 0.00 0.0
1929 61 30 0.00 0.0
1928 73 57 n/a 0.0
1927 72 36 n/a 0.0
1926 86 51 n/a 0.0
1925 62 44 n/a 0.0
1924 78 41 0.00 0.0
1923 59 43 0.28 0.0
1922 70 46 0.05 0.0
1921 67 30 n/a 0.0
1920 61 48 n/a 0.0
1919 62 43 0.02 0.0
1918 87 57 0.00 0.0
1917 79 49 0.00 0.0
1916 55 40 0.02 0.0
1915 78 48 0.00 0.0
1914 69 39 0.00 0.0
1913 58 40 0.00 0.0
1912 57 44 0.00 0.0
1911 85 67 n/a 0.0
1910 64 48 n/a 0.0
1909 62 45 0.00 0.0
1908 72 54 n/a 0.0
1907 45 34 0.00 0.0
1906 82 60 n/a 0.0
1905 75 46 0.18 0.0
1904 63 42 0.00 0.0
1903 78 51 0.00 0.0
1902 77 51 0.01 0.0
1901 78 52 0.00 0.0
1900 65 52 0.11 0.0
1899 83 59 0.17 0.0
1898 74 46 0.00 0.0
1897 74 37 0.00 0.0
1896 67 54 0.65 0.0
1895 62 44 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Waterloo on 5/16?
For the date of May 16, the highest temperature ever reached in Waterloo history is 92 °F which happened in 1936.
Highest Temperatures in Waterloo on May 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 92 °F 1936
2 90 °F 2019
3 89 °F 1939
3 89 °F 1992
3 89 °F 1944
6 88 °F 2017
6 88 °F 1962
8 87 °F 1918
9 86 °F 1987
9 86 °F 1931
9 86 °F 1977
9 86 °F 1926
9 86 °F 1934
What's the all-time low for Waterloo on 5/16?
For the date of May 16, the lowest temperature ever reached in Waterloo history is 30 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1929.
Lowest Temperatures in Waterloo on May 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 30 °F 1921
1 30 °F 1929
3 31 °F 1997
4 32 °F 1942
4 32 °F 2005
6 33 °F 1967
7 34 °F 1956
7 34 °F 1907
9 35 °F 2014
9 35 °F 2011
Lowest High Temperatures in Waterloo on May 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 45 °F 1907
2 51 °F 1957
3 53 °F 1968
3 53 °F 2014
5 55 °F 1950
5 55 °F 1916
7 56 °F 1943
8 57 °F 1945
8 57 °F 1912
8 57 °F 1988
8 57 °F 1930
What's the most it has ever rained in Waterloo on 5/16?
For the date of May 16, the most precipitation ever recorded in Waterloo history is 3.03 inches which happened in 1999.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Waterloo on May 16
Rank Precipitation Year
1 3.03 inches 1999
2 1.22 inches 1943
3 0.92 inches 1960
4 0.65 inches 1896
5 0.44 inches 1976
6 0.43 inches 1974
7 0.38 inches 1950
8 0.37 inches 1992
9 0.34 inches 1986
10 0.33 inches 1969
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1950–2024 Waterloo Municipal Airport location
1895–1950 Waterloo location