Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1961
1-Month
18.4°F
(-7.6°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1912
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2006
Ties: 1911
Dec 1960–Jan 1961
2-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2002
Nov 1960–Jan 1961
3-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002
Ties: 1903
Oct 1960–Jan 1961
4-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002
Ties: 1928, 1933, 2015
Sep 1960–Jan 1961
5-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Aug 1960–Jan 1961
6-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918, 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1922
Jul 1960–Jan 1961
7-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1898, 1924, 1957, 1972, 1974
Jun 1960–Jan 1961
8-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1991
May 1960–Jan 1961
9-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1932
Ties: 1898
Apr 1960–Jan 1961
10-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1932
Ties: 1938, 1948, 1966, 1974, 1978
Mar 1960–Jan 1961
11-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1916, 1963, 1973
Feb 1960–Jan 1961
12-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1959, 1963, 2015
Aug 1959–Jan 1961
18-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1927, 1971
Feb 1959–Jan 1961
24-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1952
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1932
Ties: 1900, 1926, 1960, 1967
Feb 1958–Jan 1961
36-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1933, 2018
Ties: 1907, 1920, 1962
Feb 1957–Jan 1961
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1934, 2002
Ties: 1910, 1981, 1998
Feb 1956–Jan 1961
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1935
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1911, 1913, 1955, 1965, 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/