Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1920
1-Month
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1983
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2015
Ties: 1906, 1947
Nov–Dec 1920
2-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2001
Ties: 1906, 1921, 1970
Oct–Dec 1920
3-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1931
Ties: 1934, 1962, 1979
Sep–Dec 1920
4-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1931
Ties: 1918
Aug–Dec 1920
5-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1931
Ties: 1921, 1940, 1973, 2012
Jul–Dec 1920
6-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1931
Ties: 1957, 1960
Jun–Dec 1920
7-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1931
May–Dec 1920
8-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1931
Ties: 1937, 1955, 1982
Apr–Dec 1920
9-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1931
Ties: 1910, 1928, 1968
Mar–Dec 1920
10-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1951
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2012
Ties: 1937
Feb–Dec 1920
11-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2012
Ties: 1923, 1935, 1959
Jan–Dec 1920
12-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1926, 1997
Jul 1919–Dec 1920
18-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1951
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1945, 1985, 2009
Jan 1919–Dec 1920
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1951
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1931
Ties: 1902, 1909, 1926, 1927, 1936, 1944
Jan 1918–Dec 1920
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1952
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2017
Ties: 1901, 1928, 1964, 1965, 1983
Jan 1917–Dec 1920
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1905
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 1934
Ties: 1898, 1963, 1969, 1980, 1997
Jan 1916–Dec 1920
60-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1907
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1934, 2002
Ties: 1899, 1962

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/