Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1950
1-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1925
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1963
Sep–Oct 1950
2-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1947
Ties: 1914, 1941, 1973, 2004
Aug–Oct 1950
3-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1947
Ties: 1916, 1924, 1959
Jul–Oct 1950
4-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 2009
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1936, 1947
Ties: 1965, 1985
Jun–Oct 1950
5-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Ties: 1965, 1974, 2004
May–Oct 1950
6-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1936
Apr–Oct 1950
7-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1934
Mar–Oct 1950
8-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917, 1951
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1993
Feb–Oct 1950
9-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1960, 1979, 2014
Jan–Oct 1950
10-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1924, 1978
Dec 1949–Oct 1950
11-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1962, 2009
Nov 1949–Oct 1950
12-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1984
May 1949–Oct 1950
18-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1928, 1958, 1972
Nov 1948–Oct 1950
24-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1907, 1967, 1969
Nov 1947–Oct 1950
36-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2000
Ties: 1898, 1903, 1909, 1925, 1926, 1930, 1945, 1963, 1966, 1984, 1986
Nov 1946–Oct 1950
48-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1905
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1934
Ties: 1901, 1909, 1910, 1928, 1978, 1985, 1994
Nov 1945–Oct 1950
60-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1906, 1907
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1911, 1921, 1994, 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/