Record Highs for January 5th

It’s going to be an unseasonably, warm day across eastern Iowa. Below are the records held for January 5th and the forecast highs for today.

While we’re not expected to reach records highs today, hitting 50+ degrees this early in January is not normal. The following numbers indicate the top 5 warmest January 5th days in recorded history.

January 5th Record Highs for Waterloo (1895-now):

1946- 46°
1930- 49°
1939- 50°
1956- 55°
2012- 59°

 

January 5th Record Highs for Dubuque (1873-now):

1930- 48°
1946- 50°
1939- 50°
1916- 51°
2012- 54°

 

January 5th Record Highs for Cedar Rapids (1893-now):

1930- 50°
1916- 52°
1939- 53°
1956- 54°
2012- 59°

 

January 5th Record Highs for Iowa City COOP (1944-now):

1939- 51°
1930- 51°
1916- 54°
1956- 55°
2012- 61°

 

 

Denice Pelster

Denice Pelster

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