Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
8.0°F
(-13.3°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
-9.7°F
(-5.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2006
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
-6.4°F
(-3.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1986, 2001
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1899
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1920, 1979
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918, 1977
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1986
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1899, 2010
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1899, 1962, 1973
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1908, 1928, 1963, 1984
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1938, 1948, 1961, 1966, 1974
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2013
Ties: 1974
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 2008
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1917, 2010
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1952
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1912, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1944, 1945, 1972, 1991, 2020
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1933, 2018
Ties: 1959, 1975, 1982, 1984, 1985
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934, 2002
Ties: 1916, 1948, 1959, 1975, 1977, 1987, 1994, 1995, 2012
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1907
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1935
Ties: 1946, 1947, 1956, 1999, 2011, 2012

Citing This Page

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