Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1985
1-Month
14.0°F
(-10.0°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1912
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006
Dec 1984–Jan 1985
2-Month
19.8°F
(-6.8°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1926, 1927, 1957, 1996
Nov 1984–Jan 1985
3-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Ties: 1949, 1990
Oct 1984–Jan 1985
4-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Ties: 1990
Sep 1984–Jan 1985
5-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1932
Aug 1984–Jan 1985
6-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918, 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1932
Ties: 1898, 1988
Jul 1984–Jan 1985
7-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1932
Ties: 1928, 1967, 1990, 2019
Jun 1984–Jan 1985
8-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1932
Ties: 1908, 1938
May 1984–Jan 1985
9-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1932
Ties: 1907
Apr 1984–Jan 1985
10-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1932
Ties: 1991, 2015
Mar 1984–Jan 1985
11-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2013
Ties: 1959, 1968
Feb 1984–Jan 1985
12-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2013
Ties: 1937
Aug 1983–Jan 1985
18-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1926, 1929, 1977
Feb 1983–Jan 1985
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1952
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1932
Ties: 1921, 1938, 1949, 1981, 1984
Feb 1982–Jan 1985
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1933, 2018
Ties: 1959, 1975, 1978, 1982, 1984
Feb 1981–Jan 1985
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1934, 2002
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1917, 1926, 1929, 1960, 1976, 1983
Feb 1980–Jan 1985
60-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1935
Ties: 1915, 1922, 1948, 1949, 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/