Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1981
1-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
6.3°F
(3.5°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 2018
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1915
Mar–Apr 1981
2-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
5.6°F
(3.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1951, 1960
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Apr 1981
3-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1925
Jan–Apr 1981
4-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1992
Dec 1980–Apr 1981
5-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
4.4°F
(2.5°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Ties: 1998
Nov 1980–Apr 1981
6-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
4.1°F
(2.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1999, 2005
Oct 1980–Apr 1981
7-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1942
Sep 1980–Apr 1981
8-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899, 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Aug 1980–Apr 1981
9-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jul 1980–Apr 1981
10-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Jun 1980–Apr 1981
11-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
May 1980–Apr 1981
12-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904, 1936
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1954, 1976, 1987
Nov 1979–Apr 1981
18-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1955
May 1979–Apr 1981
24-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1923, 1990
May 1978–Apr 1981
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Ties: 1908, 1945, 1948, 1959, 1977, 1978
May 1977–Apr 1981
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1906, 1918, 1980
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1904, 1908, 1929, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1978, 1982
May 1976–Apr 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 1920, 1997
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1935
Ties: 1901, 1912, 1913, 1969, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/