Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1925
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1963
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1947
Ties: 1899, 1933, 1948, 1955
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1947
Ties: 1901, 1930, 1990
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 2009
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1936, 1947
Ties: 1971
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1910, 1990, 1995
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1936
Ties: 1920, 1948, 1986
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Ties: 1906, 1973, 1983
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917, 1951
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1927, 1935, 1976
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1909, 1969, 2019
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1924, 1950
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1967
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1962
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1968, 1974, 1998
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1905
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Ties: 1901, 1909, 1910, 1928, 1950, 1985, 1994
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1906, 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1901, 1915, 1983, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/