Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1986
1-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1925
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1963
Sep–Oct 1986
2-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1947
Ties: 1915, 1919, 1960
Aug–Oct 1986
3-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1947
Ties: 1929, 1942
Jul–Oct 1986
4-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 2009
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1936, 1947
Ties: 1911, 1944, 1970, 1979
Jun–Oct 1986
5-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1931
Ties: 1944, 1975, 1984, 1997, 2019
May–Oct 1986
6-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1936
Ties: 1920, 1948, 1978
Apr–Oct 1986
7-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1934
Ties: 1913, 1937, 1980
Mar–Oct 1986
8-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917, 1951
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1998
Feb–Oct 1986
9-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1933, 1953, 1976, 2006
Jan–Oct 1986
10-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1914, 1919, 1922, 1954, 1977, 1999
Dec 1985–Oct 1986
11-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1906, 1948, 1985, 1989, 2013, 2018
Nov 1985–Oct 1986
12-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1971
May 1985–Oct 1986
18-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1897, 1909
Nov 1984–Oct 1986
24-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1949, 1982, 1983
Nov 1983–Oct 1986
36-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1898, 1903, 1909, 1925, 1926, 1930, 1945, 1950, 1963, 1966, 1984
Nov 1982–Oct 1986
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1934
Ties: 1903, 1914, 1984, 1993
Nov 1981–Oct 1986
60-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1906, 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1901, 1915, 1978, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/