Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
22.8°F
(-5.1°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
5.1°F
(2.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2006
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2002
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1908, 1913, 1976
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2002
Ties: 1935, 1975
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1932
Ties: 1987
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918, 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1955, 1995
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 1955, 2007
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 1941, 2007
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 2007
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 1937, 1992
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 1940, 1954, 1995
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1901, 1940
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1949
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932
Ties: 1921, 1938, 1949, 1984, 1985
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1933, 2018
Ties: 1968, 1979
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934, 2002
Ties: 1910, 1961, 1998
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1935
Ties: 1900, 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/