Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1973
1-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1954
Jan–Feb 1973
2-Month
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1931
Ties: 1906, 1908
Dec 1972–Feb 1973
3-Month
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1996
Nov 1972–Feb 1973
4-Month
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1960
Oct 1972–Feb 1973
5-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1936
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1959, 1993, 1996
Sep 1972–Feb 1973
6-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1936
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1960, 1965, 1969, 2019
Aug 1972–Feb 1973
7-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1936
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002, 2017
Ties: 1902, 1969, 2015, 2019
Jul 1972–Feb 1973
8-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932, 2002
Ties: 1925, 1971
Jun 1972–Feb 1973
9-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1920, 1946
May 1972–Feb 1973
10-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932, 2017
Ties: 1963
Apr 1972–Feb 1973
11-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932, 2002
Ties: 1903, 1959, 1963, 1967, 2009, 2015
Mar 1972–Feb 1973
12-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1897, 1920, 1966, 1968
Sep 1971–Feb 1973
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1906, 1960
Mar 1971–Feb 1973
24-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1946, 1969
Mar 1970–Feb 1973
36-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1901, 1926, 1938, 1960, 1969, 1981, 1994, 1997, 2010, 2011
Mar 1969–Feb 1973
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1913, 1970
Mar 1968–Feb 1973
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907, 1908, 1920, 1963, 1997
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1935
Ties: 1900, 1919, 1929, 1972, 1979, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/