Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 2018
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1915
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1951, 1960
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1928
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1901, 1905, 1913, 1996
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 2011
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1944, 1953, 1973, 2010
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899, 1912
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1896, 1924, 1927, 1966
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1924, 1949, 1967
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1910, 1940, 1961, 1967, 1980
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1936
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1910, 1913, 1950
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1965, 1993
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1927, 1947, 1998
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2000
Ties: 1907, 1930, 1961, 1969, 1997
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906, 1918, 1980
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002
Ties: 1900, 1963, 1970, 1997
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1920, 1997
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1935
Ties: 1905, 1918, 1952, 1971, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/