Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
9.0°F
(5.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2006
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2002
Ties: 1921, 1958
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2002
Ties: 1983, 1999
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
4.4°F
(2.5°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2002
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 1932
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918, 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 1932
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1932 1932
Ties: 1914
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 1932
Ties: 2006
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1932
Ties: 2006
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1932
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2013
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2013
Ties: 2006
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2013
Ties: 2003
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1932
Ties: 2012
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1933, 2018
Ties: 1936
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1934, 2002
Ties: 1945, 1993
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1935
Ties: 1924, 1941, 1957, 1993, 2013, 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/