What time and weather is in Cedar Rapids?
Cedar Rapids, Iowa is located in the CDT (Central Daylight Time) time zone, UTC/GMT -5 hours during Daylight Saving Time and UTC/GMT -6 hours during Standard Time. The sunrise is at 06:39 and the sunset at 19:28 for the moment of the beginning of September 2018. The length of the day is 12 hours 48 minutes. The time in Greenwich, London is 6 hours ahead of Gainesville, Florida.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa is located in the area of Humid Continental climate zone, that justifies the large temperature seasonal differences, with hot summers and cold winters respectively. Summers here are sweltering, humid, with the frequent thunderstorms. Winters are quite brutal with plenty of snow.
Humid Continental climate may be found in the central and northeastern parts of Europe, Asia, and North America. Usually, there are at least four months with the average temperature of about 10 °C (50 °F). Precipitation in the areas with the Humid Continental area is well distributed throughout the year, and it is supplied by the Gulf of Mexico and western subtropical Atlantic.
The highest temperature recorded in the history of Cedar Rapids was 40 °C (104 °F) on July 31, 1988, the lowest temperature was filed on January 15, 2009, when it reached -34 °C (-29 °F).
The average city level of precipitation reaches about 880.50 millimeters or 34.66 inches annually. June is considered the wettest month of the year with the average 124.5 millimeters or 4.9 inches of rainfall. January is regarded as the driest month of the year with the average 22.9 millimeters or 0.9 inches of precipitation. The most rainfall is happening in May with 11.7 days of rain, while the least precipitation is happening in February with 6.6 days of rain/snow.
Meanwhile, the average snowfall level is approximately 26.80 inches or 68.07 centimeters annually. December is considered the snowiest month of the year with 19.8 centimeters or 7.8 inches of snow.
There are 193 sunny days annually in Cedar Rapids, while the average level is 205 days across the United States.
January, being the coldest month of the year, has an average temperature of about -6.5 °C (19.5 °F). Meanwhile, July, being the warmest month of the year, has an average temperature of about 22.8 °C (73.0 °F). The overall average temperature in Cedar Rapids is 9 °C (48.2 °F).