Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1983
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1915
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1985
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2001
Ties: 1906, 1920, 1921
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1985
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1931
Ties: 1988
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1985
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1914, 2018
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1985
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1907, 1944
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1985
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1897, 1907, 1958, 1962, 2018
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1985
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1937, 1952, 1960, 1986
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1912, 1944, 1962, 1973
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1912, 1940, 1986
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1951
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1940, 1942, 1959, 1964, 2000
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1901, 1925, 1940, 1968
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1958, 1959
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1951
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1918, 1965, 1986, 2008
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1951
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1931
Ties: 1916, 1924, 1960, 1967, 1972
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1898, 1903, 1950, 1963, 1968, 2010
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1934
Ties: 1899, 1927, 1960, 1968, 1985
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1907
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1934, 2002
Ties: 1908, 1918, 1969, 1972, 1979, 1982, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/