Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1902
1-Month
18.4°F
(-7.6°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1983
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Ties: 1942
Nov–Dec 1902
2-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1985
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2001
Ties: 1940, 1958, 2018
Oct–Dec 1902
3-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1985
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1931
Sep–Dec 1902
4-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1985
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1931
Ties: 1959, 1969, 1992
Aug–Dec 1902
5-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1985
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1967
Jul–Dec 1902
6-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1985
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1926, 1993
Jun–Dec 1902
7-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1985
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 2000
May–Dec 1902
8-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1919, 1935
Apr–Dec 1902
9-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1927, 1929, 1966, 1983
Mar–Dec 1902
10-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1951
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1927, 1929, 1935
Feb–Dec 1902
11-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1907, 1916, 1945, 1969
Jan–Dec 1902
12-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1897, 1940, 1967, 1989
Jul 1901–Dec 1902
18-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1951
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1910, 1915, 1958
Jan 1901–Dec 1902
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1951
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1909, 1920, 1926, 1927, 1936, 1944
Jan 1900–Dec 1902
36-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1952
48th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1947, 1949, 1977, 1982, 1998
Jan 1899–Dec 1902
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1905
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1934
Ties: 1901, 1925, 1959, 1965, 1994, 2010
Jan 1898–Dec 1902
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1907
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1934, 2002
Ties: 1901, 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 October 2020, retrieved on October 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/