Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1954
1-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1983
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Nov–Dec 1954
2-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1985
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2001
Ties: 1912
Oct–Dec 1954
3-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1985
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
Sep–Dec 1954
4-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1985
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
Ties: 1947, 1956
Aug–Dec 1954
5-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1985
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
Ties: 1930, 1975, 2007
Jul–Dec 1954
6-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1985
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
Jun–Dec 1954
7-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1985
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
May–Dec 1954
8-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
Ties: 1923, 1980, 2005
Apr–Dec 1954
9-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1931
Ties: 2007
Mar–Dec 1954
10-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1951
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1981
Feb–Dec 1954
11-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1977
Jan–Dec 1954
12-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1946, 2015
Jul 1953–Dec 1954
18-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1951
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1941
Jan 1953–Dec 1954
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1951
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Jan 1952–Dec 1954
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Ties: 1931, 1939, 2003, 2005
Jan 1951–Dec 1954
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1934
Ties: 1914, 1928, 1943, 1946, 1958, 1984, 1998
Jan 1950–Dec 1954
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1934, 2002
Ties: 1900, 1903, 1928, 1929, 1960, 1964

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/