Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1903
1-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1925
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1963
Ties: 1912, 1979
Sep–Oct 1903
2-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1947
Aug–Oct 1903
3-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1947
Ties: 1966
Jul–Oct 1903
4-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 2009
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1936, 1947
Ties: 1925
Jun–Oct 1903
5-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1931
May–Oct 1903
6-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1936
Apr–Oct 1903
7-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1934
Ties: 1915, 1928
Mar–Oct 1903
8-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917, 1951
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1899, 1926, 1928, 1945, 1952, 1962, 1966
Feb–Oct 1903
9-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1915, 1958, 1975, 1982, 1989
Jan–Oct 1903
10-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1923, 1958, 1959
Dec 1902–Oct 1903
11-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1924, 1967
Nov 1902–Oct 1903
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1898, 1918, 1959
May 1902–Oct 1903
18-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1904
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1907, 1925, 1943, 1960, 1965
Nov 1901–Oct 1903
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Ties: 1916, 1962, 1978
Nov 1900–Oct 1903
36-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2000
Ties: 1898, 1909, 1925, 1926, 1930, 1945, 1950, 1963, 1966, 1984, 1986
Nov 1899–Oct 1903
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1905
57th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Ties: 1914, 1984, 1986, 1993
Nov 1898–Oct 1903
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1906, 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1900, 1902, 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 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/