Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1960
1-Month
22.3°F
(-5.4°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1983
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Nov–Dec 1960
2-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1985
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2001
Ties: 1938, 1997
Oct–Dec 1960
3-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1985
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Sep–Dec 1960
4-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1985
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Ties: 1928, 1984
Aug–Dec 1960
5-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1985
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Ties: 1912, 1928, 2010, 2017
Jul–Dec 1960
6-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1985
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1931
Ties: 1920, 1957
Jun–Dec 1960
7-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1985
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1931
Ties: 1937, 1952, 1970, 1986
May–Dec 1960
8-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1931
Ties: 1906, 1957
Apr–Dec 1960
9-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1931
Ties: 1984
Mar–Dec 1960
10-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1898, 1907, 1945, 1976, 1989
Feb–Dec 1960
11-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1929, 2008
Jan–Dec 1960
12-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1895, 1982
Jul 1959–Dec 1960
18-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1905, 1926, 1962, 1972, 1982
Jan 1959–Dec 1960
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1951
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1931
Ties: 1916, 1924, 1967, 1970, 1972
Jan 1958–Dec 1960
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1899, 1926, 1961, 1967, 1972, 1996
Jan 1957–Dec 1960
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1934
Ties: 1899, 1927, 1968, 1970, 1985
Jan 1956–Dec 1960
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1934, 2002
Ties: 1900, 1903, 1928, 1929, 1954, 1964

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/