Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1990
1-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
12.0°F
(6.6°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2006
Dec 1989–Jan 1990
2-Month
21.8°F
(-5.7°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002
Ties: 1988
Nov 1989–Jan 1990
3-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002
Ties: 1949, 1985
Oct 1989–Jan 1990
4-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002
Ties: 1985
Sep 1989–Jan 1990
5-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1932
Ties: 1903
Aug 1989–Jan 1990
6-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918, 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1932
Ties: 1896, 1915, 1945
Jul 1989–Jan 1990
7-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1932
Ties: 1928, 1967, 1985, 2019
Jun 1989–Jan 1990
8-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1932
Ties: 1907, 1956, 1975, 1984
May 1989–Jan 1990
9-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1932
Ties: 1896, 1971, 2015
Apr 1989–Jan 1990
10-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1932
Ties: 1898, 1945, 1971, 1975, 1998
Mar 1989–Jan 1990
11-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2013
Ties: 1928, 1938, 1953, 1969
Feb 1989–Jan 1990
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2013
Ties: 1946, 1986, 2010
Aug 1988–Jan 1990
18-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2013
Ties: 1991, 2004
Feb 1988–Jan 1990
24-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1932
Ties: 1924, 1948, 2005
Feb 1987–Jan 1990
36-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1933, 2018
Ties: 2014
Feb 1986–Jan 1990
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1934, 2002
Ties: 1989, 2006, 2018
Feb 1985–Jan 1990
60-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1907
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1935
Ties: 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/