Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1949
1-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1925
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1963
Ties: 1927, 1946
Sep–Oct 1949
2-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1947
Ties: 1911, 1912, 1928, 1945, 1996
Aug–Oct 1949
3-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1947
Ties: 1926, 1928, 2004, 2014
Jul–Oct 1949
4-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 2009
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1936, 1947
Ties: 1906, 1960, 2019
Jun–Oct 1949
5-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1931
Ties: 1920, 2000, 2018
May–Oct 1949
6-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1936
Ties: 1991, 2000
Apr–Oct 1949
7-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1934
Ties: 2015, 2017
Mar–Oct 1949
8-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917, 1951
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1919, 1953
Feb–Oct 1949
9-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1908, 1952, 1957, 1971, 2018
Jan–Oct 1949
10-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1906, 1913, 1985, 2003
Dec 1948–Oct 1949
11-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1956
Nov 1948–Oct 1949
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
May 1948–Oct 1949
18-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1913, 1985
Nov 1947–Oct 1949
24-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1982, 1983, 1986
Nov 1946–Oct 1949
36-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2000
Ties: 1910, 1911, 1938, 1944, 1946, 1976, 1982
Nov 1945–Oct 1949
48-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Ties: 1911, 1947, 1958, 1976
Nov 1944–Oct 1949
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1906, 1907
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1946, 1948, 1955, 1984, 1985, 1993, 2011

Citing This Page

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