Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1901
1-Month
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1983
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1951
Nov–Dec 1901
2-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1985
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2001
Oct–Dec 1901
3-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1985
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1931
Ties: 1969, 2008
Sep–Dec 1901
4-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1985
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1931
Ties: 1977
Aug–Dec 1901
5-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1985
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1931
Ties: 1910, 1955, 1968
Jul–Dec 1901
6-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1985
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1931
Ties: 1912, 1994, 2002, 2010, 2017
Jun–Dec 1901
7-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1985
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1931
Ties: 1980, 2002
May–Dec 1901
8-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1931
Ties: 1963, 1965, 1971
Apr–Dec 1901
9-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1931
Ties: 1955, 1994, 2017
Mar–Dec 1901
10-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1951
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1911, 1955, 1980
Feb–Dec 1901
11-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1925, 1940, 1968, 1970
Jan–Dec 1901
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1944, 1949, 1980
Jul 1900–Dec 1901
18-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1951
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1948, 1964, 1991
Jan 1900–Dec 1901
24-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1951
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1938, 1940, 1941, 1974, 1992, 2004
Jan 1899–Dec 1901
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1952
54th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1920, 1928, 1964, 1965, 1983
Jan 1898–Dec 1901
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1905
72nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Ties: 1902, 1925, 1959, 1965, 1994, 2010
Jan 1897–Dec 1901
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1907
85th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934, 2002
Ties: 1902, 1910, 1912, 1913, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1974, 1978, 1981, 1983, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/