Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1960
1-Month
18.9°F
(-7.3°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1912
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 1938, 2005
Dec 1959–Jan 1960
2-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002
Ties: 1934, 1942
Nov 1959–Jan 1960
3-Month
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002
Ties: 1896
Oct 1959–Jan 1960
4-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2002
Ties: 1925, 1959, 1991, 2019
Sep 1959–Jan 1960
5-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1932
Aug 1959–Jan 1960
6-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918, 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1924, 1933, 1938, 1991, 2019
Jul 1959–Jan 1960
7-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1953, 1966
Jun 1959–Jan 1960
8-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1967
May 1959–Jan 1960
9-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1909, 1938, 1974
Apr 1959–Jan 1960
10-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1907, 1924, 1953, 1980, 2019
Mar 1959–Jan 1960
11-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1896, 1975, 1983, 1991, 1998
Feb 1959–Jan 1960
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1906, 1976, 1983
Aug 1958–Jan 1960
18-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1908, 1919, 1967, 1972, 1976, 1987
Feb 1958–Jan 1960
24-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1932
Ties: 1900, 1926, 1961, 1967
Feb 1957–Jan 1960
36-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1933, 2018
Ties: 1909, 1911, 1925, 1929, 1945, 1974, 1994
Feb 1956–Jan 1960
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1934, 2002
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1917, 1926, 1929, 1976, 1983, 1985
Feb 1955–Jan 1960
60-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1907
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1935
Ties: 1931, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/