Waterloo May 5 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Waterloo, Iowa for the date of May 5.
May 5 All-Time Records
1895–2024
Highest temperature 93 °F 1918
Lowest temperature 29 °F 1968
Lowest daily high 42 °F 1944
Highest daily low 66 °F 1949
Most precipitation 1.51 inches 1972
Most snow none -
May 5 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 67.4 °F
Average low 44.1 °F
Chance precipitation 38.9%
Chance snow 0.6%
Waterloo May 5 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 69 37 0.00 0.0
2023 77 54 0.04 0.0
2022 59 45 0.03 0.0
2021 68 33 0.00 0.0
2020 50 41 0.54 0.0
2019 78 48 0.21 0.0
2018 81 45 0.00 0.0
2017 74 38 0.00 0.0
2016 70 33 0.00 0.0
2015 62 55 0.06 0.0
2014 67 45 0.00 0.0
2013 71 43 0.00 0.0
2012 81 57 0.11 0.0
2011 68 42 0.01 0.0
2010 67 46 0.01 0.0
2009 74 53 0.50 0.0
2008 75 40 0.00 0.0
2007 75 58 0.00 0.0
2006 49 34 0.00 0.0
2005 74 41 0.00 0.0
2004 80 32 0.00 0.0
2003 59 45 0.01 0.0
2002 79 38 0.04 0.0
2001 61 50 0.32 0.0
2000 86 59 0.00 0.0
1999 65 51 0.02 0.0
1998 75 49 0.00 0.0
1997 75 47 0.00 0.0
1996 64 42 0.02 0.0
1995 73 38 0.00 0.0
1994 60 39 0.51 0.0
1993 73 52 0.00 0.0
1992 58 36 0.00 0.0
1991 55 40 0.86 0.0
1990 68 39 0.03 0.0
1989 51 32 0.00 0.0
1988 79 42 0.00 0.0
1987 68 37 0.00 0.0
1986 80 56 0.57 0.0
1985 67 50 1.15 0.0
1984 66 44 0.00 0.0
1983 64 38 0.22 0.0
1982 75 51 0.24 0.0
1981 65 47 0.00 0.0
1980 85 44 0.00 0.0
1979 72 43 0.00 0.0
1978 52 34 0.00 0.0
1977 73 48 0.00 0.0
1976 73 44 0.00 0.0
1975 84 51 0.49 0.0
1974 70 41 0.00 0.0
1973 57 48 0.12 0.0
1972 61 31 1.51 0.0
1971 66 41 0.08 0.0
1970 63 39 0.01 0.0
1969 78 53 0.00 0.0
1968 58 29 0.00 0.0
1967 53 33 0.00 0.0
1966 85 61 0.00 0.0
1965 75 55 0.43 0.0
1964 82 59 0.01 0.0
1963 66 50 0.00 0.0
1962 91 63 0.55 0.0
1961 55 46 0.38 0.0
1960 65 49 1.51 0.0
1959 81 64 0.29 0.0
1958 62 29 0.00 0.0
1957 67 33 0.00 0.0
1956 56 44 0.56 0.0
1955 71 47 0.00 0.0
1954 56 32 0.00 0.0
1953 66 46 0.00 0.0
1952 88 56 0.00 0.0
1951 57 40 0.00 0.0
1950 72 45 0.46 0.0
1949 90 66 0.00 0.0
1948 70 54 n/a 0.0
1947 61 35 0.00 0.0
1946 67 40 0.06 0.0
1945 69 38 0.00 0.0
1944 42 29 0.02 n/a
1943 80 55 0.00 0.0
1942 53 42 n/a 0.0
1941 77 57 n/a 0.0
1940 81 43 n/a 0.0
1939 86 56 0.00 0.0
1938 61 48 0.40 0.0
1937 73 47 0.00 0.0
1936 79 47 0.00 0.0
1935 60 40 0.00 0.0
1934 91 53 0.00 0.0
1933 47 39 n/a 0.0
1932 79 53 n/a 0.0
1931 68 40 n/a 0.0
1930 85 63 n/a 0.0
1929 60 31 0.00 0.0
1928 68 40 0.00 0.0
1927 66 38 0.00 0.0
1926 85 57 0.00 0.0
1925 56 31 0.00 0.0
1924 91 49 0.00 0.0
1923 73 37 0.00 0.0
1922 85 50 n/a 0.0
1921 74 39 0.00 0.0
1920 67 42 n/a 0.0
1919 52 38 n/a 0.0
1918 93 60 0.00 0.0
1917 51 30 0.00 0.0
1916 76 44 0.00 0.0
1915 51 43 0.02 0.0
1914 76 41 0.00 0.0
1913 63 55 0.47 0.0
1912 82 50 0.00 0.0
1911 64 44 0.00 0.0
1910 63 34 0.00 0.0
1909 66 43 0.00 0.0
1908 53 42 0.41 0.0
1907 52 41 n/a 0.0
1906 57 42 0.00 0.0
1905 71 38 n/a 0.0
1904 77 55 0.00 0.0
1903 68 48 0.05 0.0
1902 69 47 0.05 0.0
1901 77 57 n/a 0.0
1900 68 33 n/a 0.0
1899 75 42 0.00 0.0
1898 58 39 0.03 0.0
1897 84 43 0.00 0.0
1896 85 54 0.00 0.0
1895 78 59 0.24 0.0
What's the all-time high for Waterloo on 5/5?
For the date of May 5, the highest temperature ever reached in Waterloo history is 93 °F which happened in 1918.
Highest Temperatures in Waterloo on May 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 93 °F 1918
2 91 °F 1934
2 91 °F 1962
2 91 °F 1924
5 90 °F 1949
6 88 °F 1952
7 86 °F 1939
7 86 °F 2000
9 85 °F 1966
9 85 °F 1980
9 85 °F 1930
9 85 °F 1926
9 85 °F 1922
9 85 °F 1896
What's the all-time low for Waterloo on 5/5?
For the date of May 5, the lowest temperature ever reached in Waterloo history is 29 °F which has happened 3 times, most recently in 1968.
Lowest Temperatures in Waterloo on May 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 29 °F 1968
1 29 °F 1944
1 29 °F 1958
4 30 °F 1917
5 31 °F 1972
5 31 °F 1925
5 31 °F 1929
8 32 °F 2004
8 32 °F 1954
8 32 °F 1989
Lowest High Temperatures in Waterloo on May 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 42 °F 1944
2 47 °F 1933
3 49 °F 2006
4 50 °F 2020
5 51 °F 1989
5 51 °F 1915
5 51 °F 1917
8 52 °F 1919
8 52 °F 1978
8 52 °F 1907
What's the most it has ever rained in Waterloo on 5/5?
For the date of May 5, the most precipitation ever recorded in Waterloo history is 1.51 inches which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1972.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Waterloo on May 5
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.51 inches 1972
1 1.51 inches 1960
3 1.15 inches 1985
4 0.86 inches 1991
5 0.57 inches 1986
6 0.56 inches 1956
7 0.55 inches 1962
8 0.54 inches 2020
9 0.51 inches 1994
10 0.50 inches 2009
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1950–2024 Waterloo Municipal Airport location
1895–1950 Waterloo location