Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1996
1-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1925
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1963
Sep–Oct 1996
2-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1947
Ties: 1911, 1912, 1928, 1945, 1949
Aug–Oct 1996
3-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1947
Ties: 1898, 1969, 2002
Jul–Oct 1996
4-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 2009
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1936, 1947
Ties: 1952, 1972
Jun–Oct 1996
5-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1931
Ties: 1912, 1976, 1982
May–Oct 1996
6-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1936
Ties: 1925
Apr–Oct 1996
7-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1934
Mar–Oct 1996
8-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917, 1951
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Feb–Oct 1996
9-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jan–Oct 1996
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1905, 1960
Dec 1995–Oct 1996
11-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Nov 1995–Oct 1996
12-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
May 1995–Oct 1996
18-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1904
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1916, 1969
Nov 1994–Oct 1996
24-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1906, 1924, 1925, 1965, 1971
Nov 1993–Oct 1996
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000
Ties: 1900, 1913, 1929, 1970, 1995, 2010, 2015
Nov 1992–Oct 1996
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1934
Ties: 1899, 1920, 1972, 1979
Nov 1991–Oct 1996
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1906, 1907
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1963

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/