Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1998
1-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1925
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1963
Ties: 1941
Sep–Oct 1998
2-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1947
Aug–Oct 1998
3-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1947
Jul–Oct 1998
4-Month
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 2009
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1936, 1947
Ties: 1921
Jun–Oct 1998
5-Month
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1931
Ties: 1954
May–Oct 1998
6-Month
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1936
Apr–Oct 1998
7-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Ties: 2005, 2007, 2012, 2016
Mar–Oct 1998
8-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917, 1951
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Ties: 1986
Feb–Oct 1998
9-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1934, 2005
Jan–Oct 1998
10-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2000, 2016
Dec 1997–Oct 1998
11-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2000
Nov 1997–Oct 1998
12-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
May 1997–Oct 1998
18-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1904
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1901, 1988
Nov 1996–Oct 1998
24-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1919, 1990, 2004, 2011
Nov 1995–Oct 1998
36-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2000
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1968, 1974, 1978
Nov 1994–Oct 1998
48-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1905
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 1934
Ties: 1925, 1945
Nov 1993–Oct 1998
60-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1906, 1907
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1910, 1926

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/