Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1976
1-Month
17.6°F
(-8.0°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1983
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 2008
Nov–Dec 1976
2-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
-5.7°F
(-3.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2001
Ties: 1989
Oct–Dec 1976
3-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1985
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1925
Sep–Dec 1976
4-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Aug–Dec 1976
5-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1985
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Jul–Dec 1976
6-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Jun–Dec 1976
7-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1945, 1992
May–Dec 1976
8-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1996
Apr–Dec 1976
9-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1898, 1909
Mar–Dec 1976
10-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1898, 1907, 1945, 1960, 1989
Feb–Dec 1976
11-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1944, 1975, 1983, 1995
Jan–Dec 1976
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1896, 1935, 1971, 1975
Jul 1975–Dec 1976
18-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1951
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1935, 1940, 2001
Jan 1975–Dec 1976
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1951
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1915, 1995, 2008, 2010, 2015
Jan 1974–Dec 1976
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1911, 1913, 1927, 1944, 1981, 1986, 1993
Jan 1973–Dec 1976
48-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1905
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1934
Ties: 1937, 1947
Jan 1972–Dec 1976
60-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1934, 2002
Ties: 1926, 1975, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/