Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2001
1-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
8.0°F
(4.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1983
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Ties: 1939
Nov–Dec 2001
2-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
10.1°F
(5.6°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2001
Oct–Dec 2001
3-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
6.4°F
(3.5°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Sep–Dec 2001
4-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1931
Aug–Dec 2001
5-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1931
Ties: 2016
Jul–Dec 2001
6-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1931
Ties: 1936
Jun–Dec 2001
7-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
May–Dec 2001
8-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1931
Apr–Dec 2001
9-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1931
Mar–Dec 2001
10-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1951
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2012
Ties: 1988, 2007
Feb–Dec 2001
11-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jan–Dec 2001
12-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Ties: 1953
Jul 2000–Dec 2001
18-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1951
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1935, 1940, 1976
Jan 2000–Dec 2001
24-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1951
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1931
Ties: 1935
Jan 1999–Dec 2001
36-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1952
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jan 1998–Dec 2001
48-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1905
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Jan 1997–Dec 2001
60-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1934, 2002
Ties: 2006, 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/