Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1955
1-Month
19.1°F
(-7.2°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1912
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2006
Ties: 2003
Dec 1954–Jan 1955
2-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002
Ties: 1896, 1900, 1909, 1995
Nov 1954–Jan 1955
3-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002
Ties: 1921
Oct 1954–Jan 1955
4-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2002
Ties: 1980
Sep 1954–Jan 1955
5-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1932
Aug 1954–Jan 1955
6-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918, 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1932
Ties: 1981, 1995
Jul 1954–Jan 1955
7-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1932
Ties: 1981, 2007
Jun 1954–Jan 1955
8-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1932
May 1954–Jan 1955
9-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1932
Ties: 1902, 1921, 1941
Apr 1954–Jan 1955
10-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1932
Mar 1954–Jan 1955
11-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2013
Ties: 1902, 1906, 1950
Feb 1954–Jan 1955
12-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 2012
Aug 1953–Jan 1955
18-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1935, 1988
Feb 1953–Jan 1955
24-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1952
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1932
Ties: 1999, 2002
Feb 1952–Jan 1955
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1933, 2018
Ties: 1956
Feb 1951–Jan 1955
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1934, 2002
Ties: 1914, 1938, 1949
Feb 1950–Jan 1955
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1935
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1911, 1913, 1961, 1965, 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/