Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1940
1-Month
22.8°F
(-5.1°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1936
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1954
Ties: 1951
Jan–Feb 1940
2-Month
14.7°F
(-9.6°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1899
Dec 1939–Feb 1940
3-Month
20.0°F
(-6.7°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Ties: 1945
Nov 1939–Feb 1940
4-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Ties: 1945
Oct 1939–Feb 1940
5-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1936
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Ties: 1967
Sep 1939–Feb 1940
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1936
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1898, 1922, 1980
Aug 1939–Feb 1940
7-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1936
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002, 2017
Ties: 1907, 1915, 1947, 1990
Jul 1939–Feb 1940
8-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932, 2002
Ties: 1974, 1990, 1991
Jun 1939–Feb 1940
9-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1900, 1906, 1950, 1974, 1984, 1991, 2003
May 1939–Feb 1940
10-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932, 2017
Ties: 1983
Apr 1939–Feb 1940
11-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932, 2002
Ties: 1957, 1995, 2007
Mar 1939–Feb 1940
12-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Sep 1938–Feb 1940
18-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1939, 2012
Mar 1938–Feb 1940
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1922
Mar 1937–Feb 1940
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1924, 1941, 1942, 1992
Mar 1936–Feb 1940
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2002
Ties: 1922, 1924, 1991
Mar 1935–Feb 1940
60-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1907, 1908, 1920, 1963, 1997
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1935
Ties: 1945, 1988, 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/