Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1955
1-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1925
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1963
Ties: 1974, 2004
Sep–Oct 1955
2-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1947
Ties: 1899, 1933, 1948, 1978
Aug–Oct 1955
3-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1947
Ties: 1897
Jul–Oct 1955
4-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 2009
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1936, 1947
Ties: 1900
Jun–Oct 1955
5-Month
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
Ties: 1953
May–Oct 1955
6-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1936
Ties: 1963
Apr–Oct 1955
7-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Ties: 1921
Mar–Oct 1955
8-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917, 1951
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1931
Feb–Oct 1955
9-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1954
Jan–Oct 1955
10-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1973, 1983
Dec 1954–Oct 1955
11-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1933, 2006
Nov 1954–Oct 1955
12-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1938, 2006
May 1954–Oct 1955
18-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1904
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1941, 1981
Nov 1953–Oct 1955
24-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Nov 1952–Oct 1955
36-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2000
Ties: 1989
Nov 1951–Oct 1955
48-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1905
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1934
Nov 1950–Oct 1955
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1906, 1907
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1946, 1948, 1949, 1984, 1985, 1993, 2011

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/