Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1901
1-Month
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2006
Dec 1900–Jan 1901
2-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 2017
Nov 1900–Jan 1901
3-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2002
Ties: 1964, 2015
Oct 1900–Jan 1901
4-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2002
Ties: 2013
Sep 1900–Jan 1901
5-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1932
Aug 1900–Jan 1901
6-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918, 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1932
Ties: 1900, 1989
Jul 1900–Jan 1901
7-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1932
Ties: 1900
Jun 1900–Jan 1901
8-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1932
Ties: 1935, 2000
May 1900–Jan 1901
9-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 1932
Ties: 1937
Apr 1900–Jan 1901
10-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 1932
Ties: 1923, 2012
Mar 1900–Jan 1901
11-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Feb 1900–Jan 1901
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1940, 1981
Aug 1899–Jan 1901
18-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 2012
Feb 1899–Jan 1901
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1952
52nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1932
Ties: 1964, 1976, 1996, 2016
Feb 1898–Jan 1901
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
79th Warmest Warmest to Date 1933, 2018
Ties: 1913, 1946, 1977
Feb 1897–Jan 1901
48-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
85th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934, 2002
Ties: 1911, 1912, 1946, 1986
Feb 1896–Jan 1901
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1907
89th Warmest Warmest to Date 1935
Ties: 1910, 1911, 1913, 1955, 1961, 1965, 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/