Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1905

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1905
1-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1983
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1900, 1949, 1974, 1988
Nov–Dec 1905
2-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1985
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2001
Oct–Dec 1905
3-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1985
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 1931
Ties: 1980
Sep–Dec 1905
4-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1985
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 1931
Ties: 1904
Aug–Dec 1905
5-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1985
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1931
Ties: 1908, 1963, 1988, 1990
Jul–Dec 1905
6-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1985
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1955
Jun–Dec 1905
7-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1985
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 2004
May–Dec 1905
8-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1928
Apr–Dec 1905
9-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1942, 1978, 1982
Mar–Dec 1905
10-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1951
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1908
Feb–Dec 1905
11-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1906, 1919, 1947, 1962, 1966, 1982
Jan–Dec 1905
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Ties: 1903
Jul 1904–Dec 1905
18-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1951
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1926, 1960, 1962, 1972, 1982
Jan 1904–Dec 1905
24-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1951
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1904 1931
Ties: 1904
Jan 1903–Dec 1905
36-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 2017
Jan 1902–Dec 1905
48-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1904 1934
Jan 1901–Dec 1905
60-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 1934, 2002
Ties: 1919, 1951, 1952, 1997

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/