Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1983
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1985
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2001
Ties: 1922, 1980, 1988
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1985
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1899, 2004
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1985
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
Ties: 1994
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1985
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
Ties: 2011
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1985
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1985
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Ties: 1918, 1930, 1947, 1988, 2005
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1901, 1963, 1965
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1931
Ties: 1899, 1948, 1980
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1951
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1914, 1948, 1990, 2003
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1964
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1896, 1935, 1975, 1976
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1951
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1936, 1975, 2010
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1951
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1945, 1958, 1986
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1925, 1969, 1995
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1934
Ties: 1900, 1929, 1950, 1982
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1934, 2002
Ties: 1904, 1909, 1973

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/