Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1925
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1963
Ties: 1923
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1947
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1947
Ties: 1965, 1977
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 2009
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1936, 1947
Ties: 1952, 1996
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1936
Ties: 1946, 1961
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934
Ties: 1997
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917, 1951
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1975, 1979, 2008, 2013
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1902, 1929
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1969
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1918
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1943, 2019
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1928, 1950, 1958
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1937
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1919, 1969
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1905
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934
Ties: 1899, 1920, 1979, 1996
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906, 1907
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1904, 1960, 1961, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1980, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/