Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1908

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1908
1-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1983
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2015
Ties: 1993
Nov–Dec 1908
2-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1985
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2001
Oct–Dec 1908
3-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1985
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1931
Sep–Dec 1908
4-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1985
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 1931
Ties: 1946
Aug–Dec 1908
5-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1985
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1905 1931
Ties: 1905, 1963, 1988, 1990
Jul–Dec 1908
6-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1985
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1973, 1979, 1984, 2004
Jun–Dec 1908
7-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1985
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1905 1931
Ties: 1912, 1957
May–Dec 1908
8-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1959, 1986, 1990
Apr–Dec 1908
9-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1906 1931
Ties: 1959, 1973, 1990, 2018, 2019
Mar–Dec 1908
10-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1951
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1905 2012
Ties: 1905
Feb–Dec 1908
11-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1900, 1964, 1971
Jan–Dec 1908
12-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Jul 1907–Dec 1908
18-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1951
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1911, 1956, 1957
Jan 1907–Dec 1908
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1951
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1931
Ties: 1900, 1915, 1976, 1995, 2008, 2010, 2015
Jan 1906–Dec 1908
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1952
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Ties: 1910, 1911, 1913, 1927, 1944, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1993
Jan 1905–Dec 1908
48-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1905
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 1934
Ties: 1909, 1967, 1973, 1978, 1995
Jan 1904–Dec 1908
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 1934, 2002
Ties: 1918, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1979, 1982, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/