Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1915
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1947
Ties: 1939, 1965, 2008
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
73.1°F
(22.8°C)
72.6°F
(22.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1992
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1936
Ties: 1989, 2005
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
73.1°F
(22.8°C)
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1915
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1936
Ties: 1930, 1938
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
71.1°F
(21.7°C)
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1915
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1936
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904, 1950
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
4.6°F
(2.5°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1921, 2000, 2016
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912, 1979
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 2000
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 2017
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1954
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2000
Ties: 1940, 2019
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1934
Ties: 1921, 1931, 1937
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2002
Ties: 1988, 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/