Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
14.7°F
(-9.6°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006
Ties: 1920
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1928, 1948
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2002
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918, 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 1909, 2008
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 1898, 1924, 1957, 1961, 1974
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 1906, 1988, 1992, 2008
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 1913, 1947
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 1913, 1957
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 1958, 2003, 2020
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2013
Ties: 2019
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2013
Ties: 1908, 1919, 1960, 1967, 1976, 1987
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1932
Ties: 1912, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1944, 1945, 1978, 1991, 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1933, 2018
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1917, 1927
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1934, 2002
Ties: 1913, 1921, 1964, 1968
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1935
Ties: 1921, 1954, 1962

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/