Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006
Ties: 1980
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
18.7°F
(-7.4°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1948, 1971
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1926, 1996
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918, 1977
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1993, 2009
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1899, 1962, 1978
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1926
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1908, 1929, 1968, 2014
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1916, 1961, 1963
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1910, 2014
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1899, 1903, 1910, 1946, 1953, 1962
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1899, 1913, 1968, 1969, 1977, 1979
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1933, 2018
Ties: 1951, 2010, 2011
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934, 2002
Ties: 1908, 1970, 1971, 1980
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1935
Ties: 1971, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/