Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1972
1-Month
17.9°F
(-7.8°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1936
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1954
Jan–Feb 1972
2-Month
16.3°F
(-8.7°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1936
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1962
Dec 1971–Feb 1972
3-Month
19.4°F
(-7.0°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1936
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1903, 1949
Nov 1971–Feb 1972
4-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1936
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1949
Oct 1971–Feb 1972
5-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1936
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2002
Ties: 1915, 1922, 1989, 2018
Sep 1971–Feb 1972
6-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1936
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1913, 1989
Aug 1971–Feb 1972
7-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1936
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2002, 2017
Ties: 1896, 1924, 1953, 2018
Jul 1971–Feb 1972
8-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1932, 2002
Ties: 1945, 1966, 1975
Jun 1971–Feb 1972
9-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 1902, 1990, 2011
May 1971–Feb 1972
10-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1932, 2017
Ties: 1913, 1927, 1956
Apr 1971–Feb 1972
11-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932, 2002
Mar 1971–Feb 1972
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1969, 1975, 1984, 2001
Sep 1970–Feb 1972
18-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1897, 1927
Mar 1970–Feb 1972
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Mar 1969–Feb 1972
36-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1907, 1912, 1917, 1920, 1968, 1971
Mar 1968–Feb 1972
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1930, 1961, 1969
Mar 1967–Feb 1972
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907, 1908, 1920, 1963, 1997
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1935
Ties: 1900, 1919, 1929, 1973, 1979, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/