Waterloo May 17 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Waterloo, Iowa for the date of May 17.
May 17 All-Time Records
1895–2024
Highest temperature 94 °F 1934
Lowest temperature 32 °F 2014
Lowest daily high 52 °F 1904
Highest daily low 68 °F 1962
Most precipitation 2.64 inches 1991
Most snow none -
May 17 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 72.1 °F
Average low 49.3 °F
Chance precipitation 42.0%
Chance snow 0.1%
Waterloo May 17 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 83 49 0.00 0.0
2023 72 51 0.00 0.0
2022 69 47 0.02 0.0
2021 72 51 0.00 0.0
2020 60 53 1.44 0.0
2019 69 54 0.25 0.0
2018 83 52 0.00 0.0
2017 80 57 1.48 0.0
2016 68 42 0.01 0.0
2015 77 58 0.00 0.0
2014 64 32 0.00 0.0
2013 80 59 0.00 0.0
2012 80 53 0.00 0.0
2011 67 37 0.00 0.0
2010 73 50 0.00 0.0
2009 62 33 0.00 0.0
2008 81 49 0.03 0.0
2007 66 38 0.00 0.0
2006 77 47 0.00 0.0
2005 76 50 0.00 0.0
2004 77 59 0.76 0.0
2003 73 48 0.00 0.0
2002 59 39 0.00 0.0
2001 87 60 0.00 0.0
2000 74 61 0.04 0.0
1999 68 58 0.52 0.0
1998 92 52 0.02 0.0
1997 84 43 0.00 0.0
1996 90 61 0.00 0.0
1995 67 45 0.00 0.0
1994 76 51 0.00 0.0
1993 62 43 0.01 0.0
1992 67 50 0.05 0.0
1991 75 48 2.64 0.0
1990 66 47 0.00 0.0
1989 82 55 0.00 0.0
1988 72 37 0.00 0.0
1987 91 55 0.00 0.0
1986 58 48 0.10 0.0
1985 69 47 0.00 0.0
1984 90 53 0.00 0.0
1983 58 45 0.09 0.0
1982 84 62 0.19 0.0
1981 61 53 0.00 0.0
1980 58 51 0.00 0.0
1979 86 61 0.00 0.0
1978 69 52 0.00 0.0
1977 84 63 0.07 0.0
1976 64 40 0.00 0.0
1975 81 48 0.00 0.0
1974 68 50 0.00 0.0
1973 66 34 0.00 0.0
1972 85 53 0.00 0.0
1971 76 58 0.94 0.0
1970 72 36 0.00 0.0
1969 61 46 0.65 0.0
1968 65 34 0.00 0.0
1967 73 45 0.00 0.0
1966 71 53 0.69 0.0
1965 80 38 0.00 0.0
1964 80 52 0.17 0.0
1963 75 51 0.09 0.0
1962 87 68 0.00 0.0
1961 55 50 0.66 0.0
1960 70 51 0.00 0.0
1959 72 44 0.00 0.0
1958 73 57 0.13 0.0
1957 70 45 0.10 0.0
1956 70 45 0.00 0.0
1955 72 43 0.00 0.0
1954 68 41 0.00 0.0
1953 69 51 0.00 0.0
1952 66 41 0.00 0.0
1951 76 62 0.10 0.0
1950 75 46 0.00 0.0
1949 72 62 0.14 0.0
1948 73 45 0.00 0.0
1947 64 47 0.50 0.0
1946 58 49 n/a 0.0
1945 61 45 0.00 0.0
1944 87 67 0.00 0.0
1943 56 39 n/a 0.0
1942 65 53 n/a 0.0
1941 72 40 0.00 0.0
1940 77 45 0.00 0.0
1939 75 50 0.00 0.0
1938 66 54 n/a 0.0
1937 76 41 n/a 0.0
1936 81 64 n/a 0.0
1935 69 34 0.00 0.0
1934 94 60 0.00 0.0
1933 82 55 0.03 0.0
1932 71 39 0.00 0.0
1931 77 47 n/a 0.0
1930 53 33 n/a 0.0
1929 69 43 n/a 0.0
1928 77 54 0.65 0.0
1927 83 55 n/a 0.0
1926 85 49 n/a 0.0
1925 60 32 0.00 0.0
1924 73 53 n/a 0.0
1923 71 33 0.00 0.0
1922 74 44 0.02 0.0
1921 73 50 n/a 0.0
1920 55 47 n/a 0.0
1919 70 41 0.00 0.0
1918 85 62 n/a 0.0
1917 81 55 0.00 0.0
1916 68 40 0.00 0.0
1915 64 32 0.00 0.0
1914 74 44 0.00 0.0
1913 69 40 0.00 0.0
1912 59 39 0.00 0.0
1911 84 67 0.05 0.0
1910 64 47 n/a 0.0
1909 67 47 n/a 0.0
1908 83 56 n/a 0.0
1907 75 37 0.00 0.0
1906 84 62 0.00 0.0
1905 57 42 0.03 0.0
1904 52 46 0.00 0.0
1903 84 59 n/a 0.0
1902 84 58 0.14 0.0
1901 86 53 0.00 0.0
1900 64 51 0.00 0.0
1899 67 44 0.15 0.0
1898 72 50 n/a 0.0
1897 80 42 0.00 0.0
1896 76 50 0.25 0.0
1895 69 44 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Waterloo on 5/17?
For the date of May 17, the highest temperature ever reached in Waterloo history is 94 °F which happened in 1934.
Highest Temperatures in Waterloo on May 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 94 °F 1934
2 92 °F 1998
3 91 °F 1987
4 90 °F 1996
4 90 °F 1984
6 87 °F 1944
6 87 °F 1962
6 87 °F 2001
9 86 °F 1901
9 86 °F 1979
What's the all-time low for Waterloo on 5/17?
For the date of May 17, the lowest temperature ever reached in Waterloo history is 32 °F which has happened 3 times, most recently in 2014.
Lowest Temperatures in Waterloo on May 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 32 °F 1915
1 32 °F 1925
1 32 °F 2014
4 33 °F 2009
4 33 °F 1923
4 33 °F 1930
7 34 °F 1935
7 34 °F 1968
7 34 °F 1973
10 36 °F 1970
Lowest High Temperatures in Waterloo on May 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 52 °F 1904
2 53 °F 1930
3 55 °F 1961
3 55 °F 1920
5 56 °F 1943
6 57 °F 1905
7 58 °F 1986
7 58 °F 1946
7 58 °F 1980
7 58 °F 1983
What's the most it has ever rained in Waterloo on 5/17?
For the date of May 17, the most precipitation ever recorded in Waterloo history is 2.64 inches which happened in 1991.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Waterloo on May 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.64 inches 1991
2 1.48 inches 2017
3 1.44 inches 2020
4 0.94 inches 1971
5 0.76 inches 2004
6 0.69 inches 1966
7 0.66 inches 1961
8 0.65 inches 1928
8 0.65 inches 1969
10 0.52 inches 1999
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1950–2024 Waterloo Municipal Airport location
1895–1950 Waterloo location