Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1979
1-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1925
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1963
Ties: 1903, 1912
Sep–Oct 1979
2-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1947
Ties: 1901, 1934, 1983, 2019
Aug–Oct 1979
3-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1947
Ties: 1908, 1918, 1935, 1944, 1994
Jul–Oct 1979
4-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 2009
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936, 1947
Ties: 1911, 1944, 1970, 1986
Jun–Oct 1979
5-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1906, 1932, 1943, 1959, 1994, 2001
May–Oct 1979
6-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Ties: 1984, 2006
Apr–Oct 1979
7-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1929, 1974
Mar–Oct 1979
8-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917, 1951
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1972, 1975, 2008, 2013
Feb–Oct 1979
9-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1950, 1960, 2014
Jan–Oct 1979
10-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–Oct 1979
11-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–Oct 1979
12-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
May 1978–Oct 1979
18-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1977–Oct 1979
24-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Nov 1976–Oct 1979
36-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Ties: 1904, 1905, 1952
Nov 1975–Oct 1979
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1899, 1920, 1972, 1996
Nov 1974–Oct 1979
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1906, 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1918, 1919, 1920, 1951, 1953, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/