Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1980
1-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1983
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Nov–Dec 1980
2-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2001
Ties: 1922, 1971, 1988
Oct–Dec 1980
3-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1931
Ties: 1905
Sep–Dec 1980
4-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1931
Ties: 1934, 1962
Aug–Dec 1980
5-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1931
Ties: 1933, 1987
Jul–Dec 1980
6-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1985
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1940, 1948, 1949, 1956, 2005
Jun–Dec 1980
7-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1985
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1901, 2002
May–Dec 1980
8-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1923, 1954, 2005
Apr–Dec 1980
9-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1899, 1948, 1971
Mar–Dec 1980
10-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1951
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1955
Feb–Dec 1980
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1910, 1928, 1955, 1984, 2003
Jan–Dec 1980
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1901, 1944, 1949
Jul 1979–Dec 1980
18-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1951
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1919, 1930, 1946, 2003
Jan 1979–Dec 1980
24-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1951
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1962, 1966, 1994
Jan 1978–Dec 1980
36-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Jan 1977–Dec 1980
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1905
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1898, 1920, 1963, 1969, 1997
Jan 1976–Dec 1980
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934, 2002
Ties: 1917, 1953, 1961, 1963

Citing This Page

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