Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
24.4°F
(-4.2°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
6.7°F
(3.7°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2006
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Ties: 1908, 1933
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Ties: 1953
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Ties: 1909
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1932
Ties: 1981
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918, 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1932
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1932
Ties: 1908, 1988
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1932
Ties: 1980
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1932
Ties: 1995
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1932
Ties: 1902, 1940, 1954, 2008, 2011
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1908, 1919, 1960, 1967, 1972, 1976, 2020
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1932
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1933, 2018
Ties: 1903, 1914, 1928, 1931
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1934, 2002
Ties: 1916, 1948, 1959, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1994, 1995, 2012
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1935
Ties: 1931, 1960

Citing This Page

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