Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1942
1-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1925
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1963
Sep–Oct 1942
2-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1947
Aug–Oct 1942
3-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1947
Ties: 1929, 1986
Jul–Oct 1942
4-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 2009
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1936, 1947
Ties: 1912, 1943, 1959, 1994
Jun–Oct 1942
5-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1908, 1909, 1927
May–Oct 1942
6-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1936
Ties: 1997, 2008
Apr–Oct 1942
7-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Ties: 1910, 1918, 1959, 1985, 1994
Mar–Oct 1942
8-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917, 1951
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1948, 1990, 1994, 2011
Feb–Oct 1942
9-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1935, 1948, 1985
Jan–Oct 1942
10-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1935, 1956, 1968, 2015
Dec 1941–Oct 1942
11-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1930, 1990
Nov 1941–Oct 1942
12-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1933, 1953, 2010
May 1941–Oct 1942
18-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 2005, 2007
Nov 1940–Oct 1942
24-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1933
Nov 1939–Oct 1942
36-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2000
Ties: 1931, 1987, 1991, 1992, 2014
Nov 1938–Oct 1942
48-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1905
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Ties: 1932, 1956, 1988, 1989, 1991, 2012
Nov 1937–Oct 1942
60-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1906, 1907
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 2008, 2016, 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 13, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/