Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1903
1-Month
18.1°F
(-7.7°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1983
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2015
Nov–Dec 1903
2-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1985
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2001
Oct–Dec 1903
3-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1985
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1931
Ties: 1911, 1937
Sep–Dec 1903
4-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1985
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1931
Aug–Dec 1903
5-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1985
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1931
Jul–Dec 1903
6-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1985
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1931
Ties: 1898
Jun–Dec 1903
7-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1931
May–Dec 1903
8-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1931
Apr–Dec 1903
9-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1931
Ties: 1985
Mar–Dec 1903
10-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1969, 1992
Feb–Dec 1903
11-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Jan–Dec 1903
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1905
Jul 1902–Dec 1903
18-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1951
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1929, 1950
Jan 1902–Dec 1903
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1931
Ties: 1950, 1961
Jan 1901–Dec 1903
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1952
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Ties: 1898, 1950, 1963, 1968, 1970, 2010
Jan 1900–Dec 1903
48-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1905
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1934
Ties: 1964, 1966, 1974, 1975, 2011
Jan 1899–Dec 1903
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1907
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1934, 2002
Ties: 1900, 1928, 1929, 1954, 1960, 1964

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/