Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1900
1-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
6.5°F
(3.6°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Ties: 2017
Dec 1899–Jan 1900
2-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2002
Ties: 1896, 1909, 1955, 1995
Nov 1899–Jan 1900
3-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Oct 1899–Jan 1900
4-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Sep 1899–Jan 1900
5-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 1932
Ties: 1964, 2000
Aug 1899–Jan 1900
6-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918, 1977
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 1932
Ties: 1901, 1989
Jul 1899–Jan 1900
7-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
16th Warmest Warmest to Date 1932
Ties: 1901
Jun 1899–Jan 1900
8-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 1932
Ties: 1964, 2013
May 1899–Jan 1900
9-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1932
Ties: 1922, 1964
Apr 1899–Jan 1900
10-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 1932
Mar 1899–Jan 1900
11-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
47th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1915, 1941, 1949, 1957
Feb 1899–Jan 1900
12-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2013
Ties: 1896, 1927, 1938, 1993, 1996
Aug 1898–Jan 1900
18-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2013
Ties: 1898, 1966
Feb 1898–Jan 1900
24-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1899 1932
Ties: 1926, 1960, 1961, 1967
Feb 1897–Jan 1900
36-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 1933, 2018
Ties: 1899, 1917, 1927, 1972
Feb 1896–Jan 1900
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 1934, 2002
Ties: 1899, 1927, 1930, 1951, 1969, 1979, 1982, 1996
Feb 1895–Jan 1900
60-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
101st Warmest Warmest to Date 1935
Ties: 1909, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/