Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1966
1-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1925
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1963
Ties: 1999
Sep–Oct 1966
2-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1947
Ties: 1895, 1918, 1992, 2001
Aug–Oct 1966
3-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1947
Ties: 1903
Jul–Oct 1966
4-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 2009
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1936, 1947
Jun–Oct 1966
5-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1931
Ties: 1958, 1981
May–Oct 1966
6-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1936
Ties: 1929, 1976
Apr–Oct 1966
7-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1934
Ties: 1961
Mar–Oct 1966
8-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917, 1951
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1899, 1903, 1926, 1928, 1945, 1952, 1962
Feb–Oct 1966
9-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1895, 1916
Jan–Oct 1966
10-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1915
Dec 1965–Oct 1966
11-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1898, 1937, 1961, 1974, 1994
Nov 1965–Oct 1966
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1897, 1923, 1961, 1974
May 1965–Oct 1966
18-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1908, 1915, 1946, 1961, 1977, 1984
Nov 1964–Oct 1966
24-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1961, 1993
Nov 1963–Oct 1966
36-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2000
Ties: 1898, 1903, 1909, 1925, 1926, 1930, 1945, 1950, 1963, 1984, 1986
Nov 1962–Oct 1966
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1934
Ties: 1946, 1964
Nov 1961–Oct 1966
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1906, 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1903, 1909, 1912, 1913, 1929, 1954, 1964, 1965

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/