Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1950
1-Month
16.9°F
(-8.4°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1983
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
Nov–Dec 1950
2-Month
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2001
Oct–Dec 1950
3-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1985
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Ties: 1977
Sep–Dec 1950
4-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1985
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Ties: 1935
Aug–Dec 1950
5-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1985
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Jul–Dec 1950
6-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1985
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Ties: 1992
Jun–Dec 1950
7-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1985
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
May–Dec 1950
8-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Apr–Dec 1950
9-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Mar–Dec 1950
10-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1951
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Feb–Dec 1950
11-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Jan–Dec 1950
12-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Jul 1949–Dec 1950
18-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1951
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1903, 1929
Jan 1949–Dec 1950
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1951
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Ties: 1903, 1961
Jan 1948–Dec 1950
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1952
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1898, 1903, 1963, 1968, 1970, 2010
Jan 1947–Dec 1950
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1905
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1934
Ties: 1900, 1929, 1971, 1982
Jan 1946–Dec 1950
60-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1907
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1934, 2002
Ties: 1921, 1959

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/