Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
6.6°F
(-14.1°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
-11.1°F
(-6.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Ties: 1952
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1922
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918, 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1935, 1974
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1909, 1944, 1949, 1995, 2003
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1944, 1957, 1995, 2018
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1976, 1988, 2008
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1902, 1954, 1987, 2008, 2011
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1954, 1981, 1995
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1901, 1981
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1952
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1932
Ties: 1935
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1933, 2018
Ties: 1942, 1988, 2004
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934, 2002
Ties: 1936, 1958, 1988, 2000, 2015
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1935
Ties: 1925, 1926

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/