Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1988
1-Month
18.7°F
(-7.4°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1954
Ties: 1960, 1963, 1965
Jan–Feb 1988
2-Month
17.2°F
(-8.2°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1936
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1949
Dec 1987–Feb 1988
3-Month
20.8°F
(-6.2°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1991
Nov 1987–Feb 1988
4-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1928, 1950, 1957, 1966, 1980, 2003
Oct 1987–Feb 1988
5-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1916, 1927, 1946, 2003
Sep 1987–Feb 1988
6-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1916, 1933, 1949, 1975
Aug 1987–Feb 1988
7-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002, 2017
Ties: 1926
Jul 1987–Feb 1988
8-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932, 2002
Ties: 1896, 1927, 1933, 1956
Jun 1987–Feb 1988
9-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932
May 1987–Feb 1988
10-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932, 2017
Apr 1987–Feb 1988
11-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932, 2002
Mar 1987–Feb 1988
12-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1923
Sep 1986–Feb 1988
18-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Mar 1986–Feb 1988
24-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1923, 2007
Mar 1985–Feb 1988
36-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2018
Mar 1984–Feb 1988
48-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2002
Ties: 1925, 1945, 1993
Mar 1983–Feb 1988
60-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907, 1908, 1920, 1963, 1997
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1935
Ties: 1940, 1945, 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/