Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1977

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1977
1-Month
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1983
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Nov–Dec 1977
2-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2001
Ties: 2008
Oct–Dec 1977
3-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1950
Sep–Dec 1977
4-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1901
Aug–Dec 1977
5-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1929
Jul–Dec 1977
6-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1943, 1968, 2013
Jun–Dec 1977
7-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1966
May–Dec 1977
8-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1948
Apr–Dec 1977
9-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1931
Ties: 1956
Mar–Dec 1977
10-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1951
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1918
Feb–Dec 1977
11-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1954
Jan–Dec 1977
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1900, 1911, 2011
Jul 1976–Dec 1977
18-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1896, 1927, 1959, 1961, 1966
Jan 1976–Dec 1977
24-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1951
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1931
Ties: 1928, 1946, 1949
Jan 1975–Dec 1977
36-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1952
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1902, 1947, 1949, 1982, 1998
Jan 1974–Dec 1977
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1905
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1934
Ties: 1911, 1938, 1948, 1983
Jan 1973–Dec 1977
60-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934, 2002
Ties: 1958

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/