Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
4.6°F
(-15.2°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
-13.1°F
(-7.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
12.0°F
(-11.1°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
-8.3°F
(-4.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932
Ties: 1920, 1978
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918, 1977
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932
Ties: 1993, 1994
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932
Ties: 1905, 1916
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932
Ties: 1899, 1970, 2009
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1905
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1952
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932
Ties: 1899, 1913, 1968, 1969, 1973, 1977
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1933, 2018
Ties: 1968, 1981
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934, 2002
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1927, 1930, 1951, 1969, 1982, 1996
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1907
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1935
Ties: 1904, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/