Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1895
1-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
60th Coolest Coolest to Date 1983
67th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1948
Nov–Dec 1895
2-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
85th Warmest Warmest to Date 2001
Oct–Dec 1895
3-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
112th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Sep–Dec 1895
4-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
30th Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
97th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1942, 1991
Aug–Dec 1895
5-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
96th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1935, 1961, 1991, 2008
Jul–Dec 1895
6-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
102nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1961, 2014
Jun–Dec 1895
7-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
99th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1909, 1919
May–Dec 1895
8-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
90th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1916, 1932, 1943, 2013, 2014
Apr–Dec 1895
9-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
74th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1944, 1979
Mar–Dec 1895
10-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
71st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1899, 1928, 2019
Feb–Dec 1895
11-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
97th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1961
Jan–Dec 1895
12-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
110th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1960, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/