Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, September 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1979
1-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1896, 1993
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1897, 1931
Ties: 1983, 1997
Aug–Sep 1979
2-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1974, 1992
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1947
Ties: 1899, 1916, 1973, 2003
Jul–Sep 1979
3-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1992
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Jun–Sep 1979
4-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1915
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Ties: 1968
May–Sep 1979
5-Month
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1915
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Ties: 1935, 1957, 1976
Apr–Sep 1979
6-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1907
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Ties: 1929, 2014
Mar–Sep 1979
7-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1951
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1943, 2008, 2013
Feb–Sep 1979
8-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1950
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1960, 2014
Jan–Sep 1979
9-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–Sep 1979
10-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–Sep 1979
11-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Oct 1978–Sep 1979
12-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Apr 1978–Sep 1979
18-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1917
Oct 1977–Sep 1979
24-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Oct 1976–Sep 1979
36-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Oct 1975–Sep 1979
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905, 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1961, 1972, 1981, 1997
Oct 1974–Sep 1979
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1906, 1907
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1952, 1963, 1969

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/