Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
73.1°F
(22.8°C)
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1915
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1947
Ties: 1901
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
72.6°F
(22.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1992
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1936
Ties: 1919, 2002
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
71.7°F
(22.1°C)
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1915
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1936
Ties: 1898, 1970
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1915
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1934
Ties: 1895
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Ties: 1895, 1925, 1963
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1950
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1905, 1970, 1990, 1995
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904, 1950
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1984
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1906, 2015
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1979
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1898, 1918, 1952, 1958
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1912, 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1944, 1992
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1913, 1923, 1933, 1935
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1951
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1909, 1928, 2010
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1902, 1909, 1915, 1974, 1998
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2000
Ties: 1911, 1944, 1949, 1977, 1985
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1905
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1934
Ties: 1914, 1945, 1984, 1986
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2002
Ties: 1926, 1985, 1995, 2011

Citing This Page

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