Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1988

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1988
1-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 2018
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1915
Mar–Apr 1988
2-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1951, 1960
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1895, 1927, 1999
Feb–Apr 1988
3-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–Apr 1988
4-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Dec 1987–Apr 1988
5-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1924, 1966
Nov 1987–Apr 1988
6-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Oct 1987–Apr 1988
7-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1911, 1927, 1961
Sep 1987–Apr 1988
8-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899, 1912
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1906, 1967, 1980
Aug 1987–Apr 1988
9-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1907, 2011
Jul 1987–Apr 1988
10-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1898, 1902, 1927, 1937, 1961
Jun 1987–Apr 1988
11-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1923
May 1987–Apr 1988
12-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904, 1936
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1915, 1945, 2013
Nov 1986–Apr 1988
18-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
May 1986–Apr 1988
24-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1942
May 1985–Apr 1988
36-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2000
Ties: 1922, 1924, 2003
May 1984–Apr 1988
48-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1906, 1918, 1980
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2002
Ties: 1943, 1956, 2012
May 1983–Apr 1988
60-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1920, 1997
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1935
Ties: 1937, 1946, 1987

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/