Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1900
1-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
7.0°F
(3.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1925
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 1963
Sep–Oct 1900
2-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1947
Aug–Oct 1900
3-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1947
Jul–Oct 1900
4-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 2009
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 1936, 1947
Ties: 1955
Jun–Oct 1900
5-Month
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
May–Oct 1900
6-Month
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 1936
Apr–Oct 1900
7-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Mar–Oct 1900
8-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917, 1951
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1910
Feb–Oct 1900
9-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
39th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1919, 1925, 1936
Jan–Oct 1900
10-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1899–Oct 1900
11-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1908, 1932, 1946, 1973, 1992, 2015
Nov 1899–Oct 1900
12-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1932, 1941
May 1899–Oct 1900
18-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1904
29th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1898–Oct 1900
24-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1898, 1906, 1924, 1925, 1965, 1971, 1996
Nov 1897–Oct 1900
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2000
Ties: 1913, 1929, 1970, 1995, 1996, 2010, 2015
Nov 1896–Oct 1900
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1905
93rd Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Ties: 1915, 1929, 1965, 1971
Nov 1895–Oct 1900
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest to Date 1906, 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1909, 1912, 1913, 1929, 1954, 1964, 1965, 1966

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/