Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
17.2°F
(-8.2°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1912
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2006
Ties: 1907
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2002
Ties: 1971
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2002
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2002
Ties: 1952
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918, 1977
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1903
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1907, 1975, 1984, 1990
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1953, 1965, 1966
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1949, 1976
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1909, 2004
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1926, 1933, 1949, 1957, 1965, 1975, 1998, 2004
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1950, 1964
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1952
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1933, 2018
Ties: 1955
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1934, 2002
Ties: 1932
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1907
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1935
Ties: 1946, 1947, 1978, 1999, 2011, 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/