Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1946
1-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1925
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1963
Ties: 1927, 1949
Sep–Oct 1946
2-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1947
Ties: 1910
Aug–Oct 1946
3-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1947
Ties: 1962, 2008
Jul–Oct 1946
4-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 2009
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1936, 1947
Ties: 1905, 1909, 1957, 1961, 1991, 2008
Jun–Oct 1946
5-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1931
Ties: 1905, 1923, 1989, 2008
May–Oct 1946
6-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1936
Ties: 1961, 1972
Apr–Oct 1946
7-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1934
Ties: 1968, 1989
Mar–Oct 1946
8-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917, 1951
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 2015
Feb–Oct 1946
9-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1911, 1941, 1999, 2007, 2010
Jan–Oct 1946
10-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1991
Dec 1945–Oct 1946
11-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1932, 1973, 1992, 2015
Nov 1945–Oct 1946
12-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1908, 1911, 1963, 1990, 1995, 2004
May 1945–Oct 1946
18-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1908, 1915, 1961, 1966, 1977, 1984
Nov 1944–Oct 1946
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1909, 1943, 1995
Nov 1943–Oct 1946
36-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2000
Ties: 1910, 1911, 1938, 1944, 1949, 1976, 1982
Nov 1942–Oct 1946
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1934
Ties: 1964, 1966
Nov 1941–Oct 1946
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1906, 1907
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1948, 1949, 1955, 1984, 1985, 1993, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/