Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1989
1-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1925
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1963
Ties: 1939, 1984
Sep–Oct 1989
2-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1947
Aug–Oct 1989
3-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1947
Ties: 1945, 1982, 2001
Jul–Oct 1989
4-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 2009
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1936, 1947
Ties: 1918, 1926, 1958, 1984, 2002
Jun–Oct 1989
5-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1931
Ties: 1905, 1923, 1946, 2008
May–Oct 1989
6-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1936
Ties: 1910, 1958, 1960, 1965, 2003, 2019
Apr–Oct 1989
7-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934
Ties: 1946, 1968
Mar–Oct 1989
8-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917, 1951
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1898, 1920, 1995
Feb–Oct 1989
9-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1903, 1915, 1958, 1975, 1982
Jan–Oct 1989
10-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1896, 1948, 1952, 2011, 2018
Dec 1988–Oct 1989
11-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1906, 1948, 1985, 1986, 2013, 2018
Nov 1988–Oct 1989
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 2003
May 1988–Oct 1989
18-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1937, 1983, 1991
Nov 1987–Oct 1989
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Ties: 1901, 1981
Nov 1986–Oct 1989
36-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1955
Nov 1985–Oct 1989
48-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1905
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934
Ties: 1932, 1942, 1956, 1988, 1991, 2012
Nov 1984–Oct 1989
60-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1906, 1907
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1923, 1936, 1990, 2000, 2013, 2017, 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/