Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1899
1-Month
18.2°F
(-7.7°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2006
Dec 1898–Jan 1899
2-Month
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2002
Nov 1898–Jan 1899
3-Month
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2002
Oct 1898–Jan 1899
4-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2002
Ties: 1978
Sep 1898–Jan 1899
5-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1977
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 1932
Aug 1898–Jan 1899
6-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918, 1977
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 1932
Jul 1898–Jan 1899
7-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 1932
Ties: 1978, 2010
Jun 1898–Jan 1899
8-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 1932
Ties: 1962, 1973, 1978
May 1898–Jan 1899
9-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 1932
Ties: 1982
Apr 1898–Jan 1899
10-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 1932
Ties: 1970, 1979, 2009
Mar 1898–Jan 1899
11-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2013
Ties: 1927, 2010
Feb 1898–Jan 1899
12-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2013
Ties: 1968, 1980
Aug 1897–Jan 1899
18-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2013
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1946, 1953, 1962, 1973
Feb 1897–Jan 1899
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 1932
Ties: 1913, 1968, 1969, 1973, 1977, 1979
Feb 1896–Jan 1899
36-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 1933, 2018
Ties: 1900, 1917, 1927, 1972
Feb 1895–Jan 1899
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
105th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934, 2002
Ties: 1900, 1927, 1930, 1951, 1969, 1979, 1982, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/