Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1921
1-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
8.8°F
(4.8°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1912
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Ties: 2012
Dec 1920–Jan 1921
2-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
5.3°F
(2.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2002
Ties: 1939, 1958
Nov 1920–Jan 1921
3-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2002
Ties: 1955
Oct 1920–Jan 1921
4-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2002
Ties: 1947
Sep 1920–Jan 1921
5-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 1932
Aug 1920–Jan 1921
6-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918, 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1932
Jul 1920–Jan 1921
7-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1932
Ties: 1941
Jun 1920–Jan 1921
8-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1932
May 1920–Jan 1921
9-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1932
Ties: 1902, 1941, 1955
Apr 1920–Jan 1921
10-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1932
Ties: 1906, 1909, 1944, 1958
Mar 1920–Jan 1921
11-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2013
Feb 1920–Jan 1921
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2013
Ties: 1909, 1950, 1953
Aug 1919–Jan 1921
18-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2013
Ties: 1897, 1906, 1916, 1936, 1969, 2014
Feb 1919–Jan 1921
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1952
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 1932
Ties: 1938, 1949, 1981, 1984, 1985
Feb 1918–Jan 1921
36-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
38th Warmest Warmest to Date 1933, 2018
Ties: 1949, 2012, 2020
Feb 1917–Jan 1921
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 1934, 2002
Ties: 1913, 1964, 1968, 1972
Feb 1916–Jan 1921
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 1935
Ties: 1954, 1962, 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/