Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1970
1-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1925
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1963
Ties: 1945, 2013
Sep–Oct 1970
2-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1947
Ties: 1962
Aug–Oct 1970
3-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1947
Jul–Oct 1970
4-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 2009
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1936, 1947
Ties: 1911, 1944, 1979, 1986
Jun–Oct 1970
5-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1931
Ties: 1916, 1968, 1987
May–Oct 1970
6-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1936
Ties: 2015
Apr–Oct 1970
7-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1934
Ties: 1899, 2001
Mar–Oct 1970
8-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917, 1951
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1895, 1897, 1940
Feb–Oct 1970
9-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1897, 1940, 1995, 2015
Jan–Oct 1970
10-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1997
Dec 1969–Oct 1970
11-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1916, 1923
Nov 1969–Oct 1970
12-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1937, 1945, 1956, 1994
May 1969–Oct 1970
18-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1920, 1936
Nov 1968–Oct 1970
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1960, 2014, 2015
Nov 1967–Oct 1970
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1900, 1913, 1929, 1995, 1996, 2010, 2015
Nov 1966–Oct 1970
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1905
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1934
Ties: 1912, 1919, 1961, 1963
Nov 1965–Oct 1970
60-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1906, 1907
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1904, 1960, 1961, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1980, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/