Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1951
1-Month
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1983
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 1901
Nov–Dec 1951
2-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-5.3°F
(-2.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2001
Oct–Dec 1951
3-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1985
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1931
Sep–Dec 1951
4-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1985
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1931
Aug–Dec 1951
5-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1985
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1931
Jul–Dec 1951
6-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1931
Jun–Dec 1951
7-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1931
May–Dec 1951
8-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1931
Ties: 1945
Apr–Dec 1951
9-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1931
Mar–Dec 1951
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Feb–Dec 1951
11-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Jan–Dec 1951
12-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Jul 1950–Dec 1951
18-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Jan 1950–Dec 1951
24-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1931
Jan 1949–Dec 1951
36-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1952
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1917
Jan 1948–Dec 1951
48-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1905
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1934
Ties: 1952
Jan 1947–Dec 1951
60-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1907
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1934, 2002
Ties: 1905, 1919, 1952, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/