Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1948
1-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 2018
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1915
Mar–Apr 1948
2-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1951, 1960
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Apr 1948
3-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1934, 1966, 2003
Jan–Apr 1948
4-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1902, 2001
Dec 1947–Apr 1948
5-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1952, 1961, 2013
Nov 1947–Apr 1948
6-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1979
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1916, 1949, 2011
Oct 1947–Apr 1948
7-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1912
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1901, 1903, 1915, 1923
Sep 1947–Apr 1948
8-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899, 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1925
Aug 1947–Apr 1948
9-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1912
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1964, 1991
Jul 1947–Apr 1948
10-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1955, 1991
Jun 1947–Apr 1948
11-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1985, 2003
May 1947–Apr 1948
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904, 1936
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1933
Nov 1946–Apr 1948
18-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1920, 1924, 1927, 1938, 1967, 1982, 1995, 1998
May 1946–Apr 1948
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1905
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1907, 1911, 1993, 2019
May 1945–Apr 1948
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2000
Ties: 1908, 1945, 1959, 1977, 1978, 1981
May 1944–Apr 1948
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1906, 1918, 1980
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2002
Ties: 1916, 1931, 1939, 1977, 1984
May 1943–Apr 1948
60-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1920, 1997
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1935
Ties: 1949, 1959, 1977, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/