Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1902
1-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1925
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1963
Ties: 1968, 2003
Sep–Oct 1902
2-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1947
Ties: 1923
Aug–Oct 1902
3-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1947
Ties: 1987
Jul–Oct 1902
4-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 2009
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1936, 1947
Jun–Oct 1902
5-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1896
May–Oct 1902
6-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1936
Ties: 1904
Apr–Oct 1902
7-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1934
Mar–Oct 1902
8-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917, 1951
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1896, 1932
Feb–Oct 1902
9-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1929, 1972
Jan–Oct 1902
10-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1909, 1940
Dec 1901–Oct 1902
11-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1943, 2001
Nov 1901–Oct 1902
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
May 1901–Oct 1902
18-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1904
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1898, 1945
Nov 1900–Oct 1902
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1979
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1908, 1944, 1957
Nov 1899–Oct 1902
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
46th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1947, 1985
Nov 1898–Oct 1902
48-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1905
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1934
Ties: 1908, 1913, 1926, 1959, 1973, 1995, 2011
Nov 1897–Oct 1902
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1906, 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1900, 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 September 2020, retrieved on September 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/