Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1947
1-Month
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1983
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1906, 1920
Nov–Dec 1947
2-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1985
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2001
Ties: 1942, 1968, 1991
Oct–Dec 1947
3-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1985
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1931
Ties: 1915, 1984
Sep–Dec 1947
4-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1985
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1954, 1956
Aug–Dec 1947
5-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1985
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1941
Jul–Dec 1947
6-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1985
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Jun–Dec 1947
7-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1985
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1918, 1930, 1971, 1988, 2005
May–Dec 1947
8-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 2017
Apr–Dec 1947
9-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1931
Ties: 1911, 1946, 1964, 1981
Mar–Dec 1947
10-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1951
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1957, 1974, 1975
Feb–Dec 1947
11-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1905, 1906, 1919, 1962, 1966, 1982
Jan–Dec 1947
12-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1906, 1919, 1925, 1957, 1994, 2018
Jul 1946–Dec 1947
18-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1951
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1928, 1995
Jan 1946–Dec 1947
24-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1951
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1931
Ties: 1914, 1923, 1953
Jan 1945–Dec 1947
36-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1952
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1902, 1949, 1977, 1982, 1998
Jan 1944–Dec 1947
48-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1905
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1934
Ties: 1937, 1976
Jan 1943–Dec 1947
60-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1934, 2002
Ties: 1914, 1946, 1993, 1998, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/