Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1959
1-Month
13.2°F
(-10.4°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1912
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 2009
Dec 1958–Jan 1959
2-Month
16.2°F
(-8.8°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002
Nov 1958–Jan 1959
3-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002
Oct 1958–Jan 1959
4-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1977
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002
Ties: 1925, 1960, 1991, 2019
Sep 1958–Jan 1959
5-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1902
Aug 1958–Jan 1959
6-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1918, 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1953
Jul 1958–Jan 1959
7-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1929, 1971
Jun 1958–Jan 1959
8-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1903, 1926, 1943, 2001
May 1958–Jan 1959
9-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1911, 1996
Apr 1958–Jan 1959
10-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1916, 1967
Mar 1958–Jan 1959
11-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1968, 1985
Feb 1958–Jan 1959
12-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1961, 1963, 2015
Aug 1957–Jan 1959
18-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1983, 1998
Feb 1957–Jan 1959
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1903, 1907, 1974
Feb 1956–Jan 1959
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1933, 2018
Ties: 1975, 1978, 1982, 1984, 1985
Feb 1955–Jan 1959
48-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934, 2002
Ties: 1916, 1948, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1987, 1994, 1995, 2012
Feb 1954–Jan 1959
60-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1907
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1935
Ties: 1938, 1945

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/