Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2006
Ties: 1973
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
4.4°F
(2.4°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2002
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1955
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 1906, 1909
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918, 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1941, 1983, 2005, 2013
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1913, 1950, 1958, 2004, 2008
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1987
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1906, 1915, 1933, 2003, 2018, 2020
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1907, 1924, 1953, 1960, 2019
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1926, 1933, 1944, 1965
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1899, 1968
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1904, 1951, 1963
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1932
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1933, 2018
Ties: 1904, 1926, 1930, 1971, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1934, 2002
Ties: 1908, 1970, 1971, 1973
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1935
Ties: 1971, 1973

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/