Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1968
1-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1925
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1963
Ties: 1902, 2003
Sep–Oct 1968
2-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1947
Ties: 2008
Aug–Oct 1968
3-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1947
Ties: 1997, 2011
Jul–Oct 1968
4-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 2009
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1936, 1947
Ties: 1977, 1982
Jun–Oct 1968
5-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1931
Ties: 1916, 1970, 1987
May–Oct 1968
6-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1936
Ties: 1905, 1908, 1912, 1935, 1943, 1952, 1982
Apr–Oct 1968
7-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1934
Ties: 1946, 1989
Mar–Oct 1968
8-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917, 1951
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1956, 1981, 2006
Feb–Oct 1968
9-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1964, 2002, 2004, 2011
Jan–Oct 1968
10-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1935, 1942, 1956, 2015
Dec 1967–Oct 1968
11-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1947, 1980
Nov 1967–Oct 1968
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1935, 1944, 1964, 2013
May 1967–Oct 1968
18-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1924, 1959, 2001
Nov 1966–Oct 1968
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1979
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1897, 1926, 1936, 1973
Nov 1965–Oct 1968
36-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2000
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1974, 1978, 1998
Nov 1964–Oct 1968
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1905
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1934
Ties: 1960, 1967, 1969, 1982
Nov 1963–Oct 1968
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1906, 1907
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1930, 1967, 1974, 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/