Waterloo May 3 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Waterloo, Iowa for the date of May 3.
May 3 All-Time Records
1895–2024
Highest temperature 90 °F 1949
Lowest temperature 22 °F 2005
Lowest daily high 36 °F 2013
Highest daily low 65 °F 1928
Most precipitation 1.40 inches 1902
Most snow 0.5 inches 2013
May 3 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 66.4 °F
Average low 43.5 °F
Chance precipitation 40.8%
Chance snow 0.8%
Waterloo May 3 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 73 37 0.00 0.0
2023 71 28 0.00 0.0
2022 54 36 0.55 0.0
2021 69 50 0.20 0.0
2020 81 38 0.00 0.0
2019 61 31 0.00 0.0
2018 68 55 0.48 0.0
2017 61 30 0.00 0.0
2016 69 37 0.00 0.0
2015 81 56 0.40 0.0
2014 68 43 0.00 0.0
2013 36 32 1.35 0.5
2012 85 62 0.01 0.0
2011 58 34 0.00 0.0
2010 65 45 0.00 0.0
2009 70 38 0.00 0.0
2008 56 39 0.02 0.0
2007 69 50 0.00 0.0
2006 68 50 0.00 0.0
2005 56 22 0.00 0.0
2004 61 25 0.00 0.0
2003 69 45 0.00 0.0
2002 65 30 0.00 0.0
2001 63 52 0.27 0.0
2000 79 54 0.00 0.0
1999 80 60 0.00 0.0
1998 68 47 0.08 0.0
1997 59 43 0.01 0.0
1996 54 43 0.47 0.0
1995 60 45 0.07 0.0
1994 68 34 0.00 0.0
1993 61 53 0.47 0.0
1992 68 44 0.00 0.0
1991 54 41 0.03 0.0
1990 65 40 0.09 0.0
1989 66 32 0.00 0.0
1988 77 50 0.00 0.0
1987 64 49 0.00 0.0
1986 67 37 0.00 0.0
1985 80 40 0.00 0.0
1984 48 44 0.42 0.0
1983 63 46 0.24 0.0
1982 83 46 0.00 0.0
1981 79 54 0.57 0.0
1980 82 43 0.00 0.0
1979 56 38 0.00 0.0
1978 65 34 0.00 0.0
1977 58 52 0.00 0.0
1976 55 33 0.00 0.0
1975 67 43 0.00 0.0
1974 62 39 0.00 0.0
1973 58 33 0.00 0.0
1972 64 42 0.00 0.0
1971 61 25 0.00 0.0
1970 74 41 0.03 0.0
1969 76 56 0.75 0.0
1968 70 48 0.00 0.0
1967 45 30 0.00 0.0
1966 57 32 0.00 0.0
1965 76 54 0.00 0.0
1964 79 54 0.00 0.0
1963 76 43 0.06 0.0
1962 81 46 0.00 0.0
1961 62 32 0.00 0.0
1960 76 52 0.01 0.0
1959 82 62 0.14 0.0
1958 71 47 0.00 0.0
1957 59 39 0.00 0.0
1956 48 40 0.19 0.0
1955 84 62 0.00 0.0
1954 38 30 0.39 0.0
1953 52 42 0.00 0.0
1952 83 56 0.23 0.0
1951 72 59 0.00 0.0
1950 66 52 0.00 0.0
1949 90 55 0.00 0.0
1948 64 40 n/a 0.0
1947 76 39 0.00 0.0
1946 58 43 0.33 0.0
1945 61 40 0.06 0.0
1944 66 48 n/a 0.0
1943 67 41 0.00 0.0
1942 50 40 n/a 0.0
1941 81 54 0.00 0.0
1940 64 30 0.00 0.0
1939 72 43 n/a 0.0
1938 81 63 0.00 0.0
1937 65 51 0.16 0.0
1936 57 40 n/a 0.0
1935 44 32 0.85 n/a
1934 84 56 0.00 0.0
1933 62 37 0.00 0.0
1932 70 50 n/a 0.0
1931 71 33 0.00 0.0
1930 82 45 0.00 0.0
1929 53 30 0.00 0.0
1928 80 65 n/a 0.0
1927 68 41 n/a 0.0
1926 64 32 0.05 0.0
1925 72 48 n/a 0.0
1924 68 42 0.00 0.0
1923 79 51 0.00 0.0
1922 83 55 0.01 0.0
1921 50 30 0.00 0.0
1920 64 36 0.00 0.0
1919 62 48 0.00 0.0
1918 81 30 0.00 0.0
1917 56 38 n/a 0.0
1916 62 39 0.00 0.0
1915 59 46 0.58 0.0
1914 67 48 0.00 0.0
1913 83 58 n/a 0.0
1912 77 55 0.00 0.0
1911 53 32 0.00 0.0
1910 53 33 0.00 0.0
1909 42 28 0.00 0.0
1908 52 27 0.00 0.0
1907 68 31 0.00 0.0
1906 65 43 n/a 0.0
1905 77 57 n/a 0.0
1904 74 45 0.00 0.0
1903 50 39 0.27 0.0
1902 79 56 1.40 0.0
1901 80 50 0.00 0.0
1900 59 31 n/a 0.0
1899 76 54 0.00 0.0
1898 60 45 n/a 0.0
1897 68 45 0.00 0.0
1896 77 53 0.04 0.0
1895 85 58 0.42 0.0
What's the all-time high for Waterloo on 5/3?
For the date of May 3, the highest temperature ever reached in Waterloo history is 90 °F which happened in 1949.
Highest Temperatures in Waterloo on May 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 90 °F 1949
2 85 °F 2012
2 85 °F 1895
4 84 °F 1955
4 84 °F 1934
6 83 °F 1913
6 83 °F 1952
6 83 °F 1922
6 83 °F 1982
10 82 °F 1930
10 82 °F 1980
10 82 °F 1959
What's the all-time low for Waterloo on 5/3?
For the date of May 3, the lowest temperature ever reached in Waterloo history is 22 °F which happened in 2005.
Lowest Temperatures in Waterloo on May 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 22 °F 2005
2 25 °F 2004
2 25 °F 1971
4 27 °F 1908
5 28 °F 2023
5 28 °F 1909
7 30 °F 1929
7 30 °F 1918
7 30 °F 2002
7 30 °F 1921
7 30 °F 2017
7 30 °F 1967
7 30 °F 1954
7 30 °F 1940
Lowest High Temperatures in Waterloo on May 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 36 °F 2013
2 38 °F 1954
3 42 °F 1909
4 44 °F 1935
5 45 °F 1967
6 48 °F 1984
6 48 °F 1956
8 50 °F 1903
8 50 °F 1942
8 50 °F 1921
What's the most it has ever rained in Waterloo on 5/3?
For the date of May 3, the most precipitation ever recorded in Waterloo history is 1.40 inches which happened in 1902.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Waterloo on May 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.40 inches 1902
2 1.35 inches 2013
3 0.85 inches 1935
4 0.75 inches 1969
5 0.58 inches 1915
6 0.57 inches 1981
7 0.55 inches 2022
8 0.48 inches 2018
9 0.47 inches 1993
9 0.47 inches 1996
All-Time Most Snow in Waterloo on May 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.5 inches 2013
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1950–2024 Waterloo Municipal Airport location
1895–1950 Waterloo location