Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1952
1-Month
24.4°F
(-4.2°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1983
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 1943, 2017
Nov–Dec 1952
2-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2001
Ties: 1933, 1981
Oct–Dec 1952
3-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Ties: 1924, 1927
Sep–Dec 1952
4-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Ties: 1957, 1964, 2009
Aug–Dec 1952
5-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Ties: 1969
Jul–Dec 1952
6-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Jun–Dec 1952
7-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Ties: 1937, 1960, 1970, 1986
May–Dec 1952
8-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Ties: 1946
Apr–Dec 1952
9-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Ties: 1937, 1957
Mar–Dec 1952
10-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1958, 1962, 1965
Feb–Dec 1952
11-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1974
Jan–Dec 1952
12-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1948, 1984, 1992
Jul 1951–Dec 1952
18-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1943
Jan 1951–Dec 1952
24-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1931
Ties: 1997, 2014
Jan 1950–Dec 1952
36-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2017
Jan 1949–Dec 1952
48-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1905
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1934
Ties: 1951
Jan 1948–Dec 1952
60-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1934, 2002
Ties: 1905, 1919, 1951, 1997

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/