Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 2018
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1915
Ties: 1936
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1951, 1960
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1969
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
22.9°F
(-5.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-7.9°F
(-4.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-7.0°F
(-3.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-5.3°F
(-2.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899, 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1912
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1899
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1936
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904, 1936
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1905
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1906, 1918, 1980
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1920, 1997
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1935
Ties: 1953, 1963

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/