Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
5.5°F
(3.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2006
Ties: 1908
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
17.3°F
(-8.2°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1978, 2001
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1984
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
Ties: 1994
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918, 1977
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
Ties: 1978
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
Ties: 1994
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
Ties: 1920
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2013
Ties: 1945, 2015
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 1946, 1990, 2010
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 1912, 1944, 1995
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
Ties: 2009
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1933, 2018
Ties: 1908, 1954, 1964, 1967, 2016
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1934, 2002
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1912, 1946
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1935
Ties: 1902, 1914, 1927, 1967, 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/