Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1986
1-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
3.8°F
(2.2°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 2018
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1915
Mar–Apr 1986
2-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1951, 1960
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1968
Feb–Apr 1986
3-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Jan–Apr 1986
4-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1973
Dec 1985–Apr 1986
5-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1901, 1907
Nov 1985–Apr 1986
6-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1940
Oct 1985–Apr 1986
7-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1929, 2008
Sep 1985–Apr 1986
8-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899, 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Aug 1985–Apr 1986
9-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1912
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1977, 1996
Jul 1985–Apr 1986
10-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Jun 1985–Apr 1986
11-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1920
May 1985–Apr 1986
12-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904, 1936
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1926, 1959
Nov 1984–Apr 1986
18-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1925, 1957, 1996
May 1984–Apr 1986
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Ties: 1908, 1909, 1910, 1925, 1936, 1950, 1973, 1996, 2009, 2011
May 1983–Apr 1986
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1928, 1938, 1964, 1973, 1975, 2011
May 1982–Apr 1986
48-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1906, 1918, 1980
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2002
Ties: 1921, 1946, 1974, 2010
May 1981–Apr 1986
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1920, 1997
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1935
Ties: 1954, 1960, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/