Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
18.2°F
(-7.7°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1983
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2001
Ties: 1914, 1929
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1985
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Ties: 1943
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Ties: 1895, 1935, 1991, 2008
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Ties: 1895, 2014
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Ties: 1927, 2009
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Ties: 1972
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1926, 2013
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1895
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1898, 1915, 1965, 2009, 2013
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1951
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1896, 1927, 1959, 1966, 1977
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1951
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Ties: 1903, 1950
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1952
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1899, 1926, 1960, 1967, 1972, 1996
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1934
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1934, 2002
Ties: 1917, 1953, 1963, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/