Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1990
1-Month
19.8°F
(-6.8°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1983
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 2009
Nov–Dec 1990
2-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1985
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2001
Oct–Dec 1990
3-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1985
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1907, 1957
Sep–Dec 1990
4-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1985
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1921, 1949, 1982, 2003, 2012
Aug–Dec 1990
5-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1985
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1931
Ties: 1905, 1908, 1963, 1988
Jul–Dec 1990
6-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1985
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1931
Ties: 1928, 1982
Jun–Dec 1990
7-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1985
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1931
Ties: 2003
May–Dec 1990
8-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1931
Ties: 1908, 1959, 1986
Apr–Dec 1990
9-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1931
Ties: 1908, 1959, 1973, 2018
Mar–Dec 1990
10-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1951
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1914, 1948, 1971, 2003
Feb–Dec 1990
11-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1913, 1933, 1963, 1973, 1981, 2004, 2010
Jan–Dec 1990
12-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1933
Jul 1989–Dec 1990
18-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1951
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Jan 1989–Dec 1990
24-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1951
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1931
Ties: 1911, 1956
Jan 1988–Dec 1990
36-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1936
Jan 1987–Dec 1990
48-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1905
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Jan 1986–Dec 1990
60-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1907
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1934, 2002
Ties: 1991, 2003, 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/