Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1983
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1946
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1985
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2001
Ties: 1938, 1960
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1985
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1931
Ties: 1904
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1985
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1931
Ties: 2019
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1985
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1931
Ties: 2002
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1985
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1931
Ties: 1937
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1985
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1931
Ties: 1946, 2018
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1931
Ties: 1958, 1981
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1931
Ties: 1915, 1943, 1969, 2014
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1951
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Ties: 1925, 1979, 1982
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Ties: 1927
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1920, 1926
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1951
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1916, 1924
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1951
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1931
Ties: 1952, 2014
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1919
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1905
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1934
Ties: 1898, 1920, 1963, 1969, 1980
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1934, 2002
Ties: 1905, 1919, 1951, 1952

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/