Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
18.5°F
(-7.5°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1983
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2001
Ties: 1898
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1931
Ties: 1989
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1931
Ties: 1916, 1924
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1985
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1931
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1968
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1985
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1931
Ties: 1905
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1931
Ties: 1944, 1959, 1982
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1931
Ties: 1920, 1937, 1982
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1931
Ties: 1901, 1994, 2017
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1951
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1980
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1910, 1928, 1980, 1984, 2003
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1923, 2003
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1951
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1953, 2011
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1951
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1931
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1952
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Ties: 1940, 1941, 1989
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1905
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1934
Ties: 1935, 1942
Jan 1951–Dec 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 1907
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1934, 2002
Ties: 1944, 1945, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/