Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1947
1-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
8.5°F
(4.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1925
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1963
Sep–Oct 1947
2-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
6.0°F
(3.3°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1947
Aug–Oct 1947
3-Month
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
6.6°F
(3.6°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1947
Jul–Oct 1947
4-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 2009
1st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936, 1947
Ties: 1936
Jun–Oct 1947
5-Month
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1931
Ties: 1934
May–Oct 1947
6-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1936
Ties: 1911, 1953, 2012
Apr–Oct 1947
7-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Ties: 1911, 1948
Mar–Oct 1947
8-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917, 1951
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1937, 1971, 1980, 2018
Feb–Oct 1947
9-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1896, 1959, 1997
Jan–Oct 1947
10-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1926, 1928
Dec 1946–Oct 1947
11-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1968, 1980
Nov 1946–Oct 1947
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
May 1946–Oct 1947
18-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012
Ties: 1944, 1973, 1974
Nov 1945–Oct 1947
24-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1938, 1941, 1956, 1964, 2002
Nov 1944–Oct 1947
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2000
Ties: 1902, 1985
Nov 1943–Oct 1947
48-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1905
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1934
Ties: 1911, 1949, 1958, 1976
Nov 1942–Oct 1947
60-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1906, 1907
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1914, 1959, 1976

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/