Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1951
1-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1925
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1963
Ties: 1929, 1985, 1992
Sep–Oct 1951
2-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1947
Ties: 1943, 1987
Aug–Oct 1951
3-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1947
Ties: 1952, 1976
Jul–Oct 1951
4-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 2009
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1936, 1947
Ties: 1993
Jun–Oct 1951
5-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1931
Ties: 1915
May–Oct 1951
6-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1936
Apr–Oct 1951
7-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1934
Mar–Oct 1951
8-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917, 1951
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1917
Feb–Oct 1951
9-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Jan–Oct 1951
10-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Dec 1950–Oct 1951
11-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1904
Nov 1950–Oct 1951
12-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1904
May 1950–Oct 1951
18-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Nov 1949–Oct 1951
24-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1979
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1905
Nov 1948–Oct 1951
36-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2000
Ties: 1906
Nov 1947–Oct 1951
48-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1905
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1934
Ties: 1904, 1980
Nov 1946–Oct 1951
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1906, 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1918, 1919, 1920, 1953, 1969, 1979

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/