Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1991

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1991
1-Month
13.4°F
(-10.3°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1912
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2006
Dec 1990–Jan 1991
2-Month
16.6°F
(-8.6°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2002
Nov 1990–Jan 1991
3-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2002
Oct 1990–Jan 1991
4-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2002
Ties: 1925, 1959, 1960, 2019
Sep 1990–Jan 1991
5-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1932
Ties: 2019
Aug 1990–Jan 1991
6-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1918, 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1932
Ties: 1924, 1933, 1938, 1960, 2019
Jul 1990–Jan 1991
7-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 1932
Ties: 1907
Jun 1990–Jan 1991
8-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1932
Ties: 1961
May 1990–Jan 1991
9-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 1932
Ties: 1975
Apr 1990–Jan 1991
10-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 1932
Ties: 1985, 2015
Mar 1990–Jan 1991
11-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2013
Ties: 1896, 1960, 1975, 1983, 1998
Feb 1990–Jan 1991
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2013
Ties: 1995
Aug 1989–Jan 1991
18-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2013
Ties: 1990, 2004
Feb 1989–Jan 1991
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 1932
Ties: 1912, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1944, 1945, 1972, 1978, 2020
Feb 1988–Jan 1991
36-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 1933, 2018
Ties: 1943, 1944, 1992
Feb 1987–Jan 1991
48-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 1934, 2002
Ties: 1933, 2014, 2020
Feb 1986–Jan 1991
60-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1907
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1935
Ties: 1942, 1943, 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/