Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
6.7°F
(3.8°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1983
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
5.8°F
(3.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1985
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2001
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1985
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Ties: 2016
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1985
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1985
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1985
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1985
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
Ties: 1939, 1953
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1941
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1951
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1939
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1951
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1987, 2006
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1951
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 1931
Ties: 1921, 1991
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1902, 1947, 1949, 1977, 1982
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1905
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 1934
Ties: 1914, 1928, 1943, 1946, 1954, 1958, 1984
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1934, 2002
Ties: 1914, 1946, 1947, 1993, 2011

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 8, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/