Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1948
1-Month
15.6°F
(-9.1°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2006
Ties: 1988
Dec 1947–Jan 1948
2-Month
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002
Ties: 1928, 1972
Nov 1947–Jan 1948
3-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1977
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002
Ties: 1971, 1973
Oct 1947–Jan 1948
4-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002
Ties: 1974
Sep 1947–Jan 1948
5-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1932
Aug 1947–Jan 1948
6-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1918, 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1932
Jul 1947–Jan 1948
7-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1932
Ties: 1934, 1937
Jun 1947–Jan 1948
8-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1932
Ties: 1950, 2003, 2020
May 1947–Jan 1948
9-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1932
Ties: 1944, 1958, 2005, 2011
Apr 1947–Jan 1948
10-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1932
Ties: 1938, 1961, 1966, 1974, 1978
Mar 1947–Jan 1948
11-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1943, 1967, 1982
Feb 1947–Jan 1948
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1897, 1916, 1924
Aug 1946–Jan 1948
18-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1974, 2011
Feb 1946–Jan 1948
24-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1952
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1932
Ties: 1924, 1990, 2005
Feb 1945–Jan 1948
36-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1933, 2018
Ties: 1902, 1915, 1965, 1966
Feb 1944–Jan 1948
48-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934, 2002
Ties: 1916, 1959, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1987, 1994, 1995, 2012
Feb 1943–Jan 1948
60-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1935
Ties: 1915, 1922, 1949, 1985, 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/