Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1986
1-Month
19.8°F
(-6.8°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1936
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1954
Jan–Feb 1986
2-Month
21.5°F
(-5.8°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1936
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1931
Dec 1985–Feb 1986
3-Month
18.1°F
(-7.7°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1936
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Nov 1985–Feb 1986
4-Month
20.7°F
(-6.3°C)
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Oct 1985–Feb 1986
5-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1905
Sep 1985–Feb 1986
6-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Ties: 2014
Aug 1985–Feb 1986
7-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002, 2017
Jul 1985–Feb 1986
8-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932, 2002
Ties: 1994
Jun 1985–Feb 1986
9-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1904
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
Ties: 1899
May 1985–Feb 1986
10-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932, 2017
Ties: 1916, 1993
Apr 1985–Feb 1986
11-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932, 2002
Ties: 1968
Mar 1985–Feb 1986
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Sep 1984–Feb 1986
18-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1912, 1968
Mar 1984–Feb 1986
24-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Ties: 1906, 1937, 1951, 1970
Mar 1983–Feb 1986
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1927, 1951, 1967, 1996, 1998
Mar 1982–Feb 1986
48-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1921, 1978
Mar 1981–Feb 1986
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907, 1908, 1920, 1963, 1997
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1935
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1914, 1917, 1961, 1983

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/