Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, September 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1988
1-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1896, 1993
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1897, 1931
Ties: 1986, 2007
Aug–Sep 1988
2-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1974, 1992
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1947
Jul–Sep 1988
3-Month
72.0°F
(22.2°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1992
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1936
Ties: 1930
Jun–Sep 1988
4-Month
72.4°F
(22.4°C)
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1915
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
May–Sep 1988
5-Month
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1915
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
Apr–Sep 1988
6-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1936
Ties: 1921
Mar–Sep 1988
7-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1951
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Sep 1988
8-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1911
Jan–Sep 1988
9-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1919, 1954, 1955, 1983
Dec 1987–Sep 1988
10-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1933, 1983, 2007
Nov 1987–Sep 1988
11-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1919
Oct 1987–Sep 1988
12-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1914, 1941
Apr 1987–Sep 1988
18-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1921
Oct 1986–Sep 1988
24-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1922, 1999
Oct 1985–Sep 1988
36-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1935, 1955, 2001
Oct 1984–Sep 1988
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905, 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1934
Ties: 1932, 1941, 1942
Oct 1983–Sep 1988
60-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1906, 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1922, 1987, 2012

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  • 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/