Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
16.9°F
(-8.4°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2006
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
18.5°F
(-7.5°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2002
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1945, 1957, 1993
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1948
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1924, 1958
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918, 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1935, 1940
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1898, 1924, 1957, 1961, 1972
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1933, 1949, 1983, 2004
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1909, 1938, 1960
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1938, 1948, 1961, 1966, 1978
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 1978
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 2003
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2013
Ties: 1948, 2011
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1903, 1907, 1959
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1933, 2018
Ties: 1909, 1911, 1925, 1929, 1945, 1960, 1994
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1934, 2002
Ties: 1909, 1965, 1966, 2011
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1935
Ties: 1904, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1964, 1969, 1979, 1983

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/