Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1898
1-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1925
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1963
Sep–Oct 1898
2-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1947
Aug–Oct 1898
3-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1947
Ties: 1969, 1996, 2002
Jul–Oct 1898
4-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 2009
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1936, 1947
Ties: 1945, 1962, 1974, 1987, 2004
Jun–Oct 1898
5-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1931
Ties: 1952, 1961, 2006
May–Oct 1898
6-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1936
Ties: 1895, 1923
Apr–Oct 1898
7-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1934
Ties: 1920, 1943, 1957, 1995
Mar–Oct 1898
8-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917, 1951
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Ties: 1920, 1989, 1995
Feb–Oct 1898
9-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Ties: 1913, 1920, 1928, 1937, 1944, 2003
Jan–Oct 1898
10-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
57th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1932, 1980, 1995
Dec 1897–Oct 1898
11-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Ties: 1937, 1961, 1966, 1974, 1994
Nov 1897–Oct 1898
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Ties: 1903, 1918, 1959
May 1897–Oct 1898
18-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1904
71st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1902, 1945
Nov 1896–Oct 1898
24-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2017
Ties: 1900, 1906, 1924, 1925, 1965, 1971, 1996
Nov 1895–Oct 1898
36-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
91st Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1903, 1909, 1925, 1926, 1930, 1945, 1950, 1963, 1966, 1984, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/