Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1949
1-Month
16.3°F
(-8.7°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2006
Dec 1948–Jan 1949
2-Month
20.0°F
(-6.7°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2002
Ties: 1911
Nov 1948–Jan 1949
3-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002
Ties: 1985, 1990
Oct 1948–Jan 1949
4-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2002
Ties: 1945
Sep 1948–Jan 1949
5-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1932
Ties: 1944, 1988, 2003
Aug 1948–Jan 1949
6-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918, 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1932
Jul 1948–Jan 1949
7-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1932
Ties: 1909, 1940, 1944, 1995, 2003
Jun 1948–Jan 1949
8-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1932
Ties: 1933, 1974, 1983, 2004
May 1948–Jan 1949
9-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1932
Ties: 1924, 1945, 1998, 2004
Apr 1948–Jan 1949
10-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1932
Ties: 1956, 1976
Mar 1948–Jan 1949
11-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1900, 1915, 1941, 1957
Feb 1948–Jan 1949
12-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1926, 1933, 1956, 1957, 1965, 1975, 1998, 2004
Aug 1947–Jan 1949
18-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1981
Feb 1947–Jan 1949
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1952
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1932
Ties: 1921, 1938, 1981, 1984, 1985
Feb 1946–Jan 1949
36-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1933, 2018
Ties: 1921, 2012
Feb 1945–Jan 1949
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934, 2002
Ties: 1914, 1938, 1955
Feb 1944–Jan 1949
60-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1907
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1935
Ties: 1915, 1922, 1948, 1985, 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/