Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
72.0°F
(22.2°C)
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1915
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1947
Ties: 2011, 2016
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
71.9°F
(22.2°C)
72.6°F
(22.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1992
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1936
Ties: 1905, 1907, 1922, 1968, 1978
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
72.6°F
(22.6°C)
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1915
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1936
Ties: 1918, 1932, 1941, 1959, 2016
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1915
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1934
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1934
Ties: 1976, 2018
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1950
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1954, 1974
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904, 1950
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1928, 1992, 2004
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1897, 1916
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1902, 1936, 2019
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912, 1979
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 2008, 2009
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1927, 1943, 1967, 2001, 2008
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1951
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1933, 1940, 1947, 1990, 2004
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1943, 1949
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1921, 1942, 1999, 2005
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1905
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1934
Ties: 1955
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1907
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2002
Ties: 1937, 1944, 1945, 1999, 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/