Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1904
1-Month
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1983
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1910, 1981
Nov–Dec 1904
2-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1985
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2001
Ties: 1948
Oct–Dec 1904
3-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1985
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1931
Ties: 1997
Sep–Dec 1904
4-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1985
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1931
Ties: 1905
Aug–Dec 1904
5-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1985
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1931
Ties: 1937, 1959, 2018
Jul–Dec 1904
6-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1985
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1966, 1969
Jun–Dec 1904
7-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1985
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1942, 2014
May–Dec 1904
8-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1966, 1968
Apr–Dec 1904
9-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1931
Ties: 1926, 1935, 2009
Mar–Dec 1904
10-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1951
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1915, 1932, 1985, 2008
Feb–Dec 1904
11-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Ties: 1989, 1993
Jan–Dec 1904
12-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Ties: 1978
Jul 1903–Dec 1904
18-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Ties: 1917
Jan 1903–Dec 1904
24-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1903 1931
Ties: 1905
Jan 1902–Dec 1904
36-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2017
Jan 1901–Dec 1904
48-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 1934
Ties: 1919, 1953, 1962, 1972, 1979
Jan 1900–Dec 1904
60-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 1934, 2002
Ties: 1909, 1971, 1973

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/