Weather Forecast and Radar for Council Bluffs, Iowa

Current & 7-day weather forecast, weather alerts, and weather radar for Council Bluffs, Iowa.
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Routes Running Nearby to Council Bluffs, Iowa

  • The I-80 runs east-west through Council Bluffs, IA, heading towards Omaha, NE.

  • The I-29 runs north-south through Council Bluffs, IA, heading towards Omaha, NE.

Weather in Council Bluffs, IA

In Council Bluffs, the summers are warm, humid, and wet; the winters are freezing, snowy, and windy; and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 17°F to 87°F and is rarely below -1°F or above 96°F.

The hot season lasts for 3.9 months, from May 24 to September 20, with an average daily high temperature above 76°F. The hottest month of the year in Council Bluffs is July, with an average high of 87°F and low of 68°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.0 months, from November 27 to February 27, with an average daily high temperature below 44°F. The coldest month of the year in Council Bluffs is January, with an average low of 17°F and high of 34°F.

A total of 75 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Council Bluffs, IA.

Fast Facts About Council Bluffs, IA

The city was incorporated in 1853.

As of 2020, the population is 62,799 within the city and 967,604 in the metro area.

Major Cities Nearby Council Bluffs, IA

  • Des Moines, Iowa (roughly 116 miles to the east)
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa (roughly 220 miles to the northeast)

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