Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
10.7°F
(-11.8°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-12.0°F
(-6.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1954
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
7.6°F
(-13.6°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
-12.6°F
(-7.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
11.5°F
(-11.4°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
-9.6°F
(-5.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
-7.4°F
(-4.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1936
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002, 2017
Ties: 1977
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932, 2002
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932, 2017
Ties: 1977
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932, 2002
Ties: 1994
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1951, 1994
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1905
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1900, 1971, 1996
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907, 1908, 1920, 1963, 1997
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1935
Ties: 1900, 1919, 1929, 1972, 1973, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/