Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
72.1°F
(22.3°C)
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1915
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1947
Ties: 2006
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
73.8°F
(23.2°C)
72.6°F
(22.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1992
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1936
Ties: 1918, 1943, 1954, 2001
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
73.2°F
(22.9°C)
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1915
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1936
Ties: 1954, 1980, 2011
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
70.6°F
(21.4°C)
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1915
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Ties: 1914, 1991
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1907
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Ties: 1913, 1914
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1950
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1900, 1922, 1931, 1939
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904, 1950
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1936, 1953, 1974
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1974, 2001, 2011
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1900, 1935, 2018
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1973, 1977
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1912, 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1896, 1928, 1953, 2011
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1896, 1898, 1990, 2010
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1951
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1943, 1956
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2000
Ties: 1911, 1944, 1948, 1977, 1985
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1934
Ties: 1911, 1977, 1993, 1999, 2016
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1907
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2002
Ties: 1946, 1955, 1959, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/