Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1925
118th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1963
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1947
Ties: 1913, 1916, 1964, 1965, 1981
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1947
Ties: 1898, 1969, 1996
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 2009
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1936, 1947
Ties: 1918, 1926, 1958, 1984, 1989
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1931
Ties: 1980, 2015
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1936
Ties: 1994, 1999, 2001
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1944, 1981
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917, 1951
79th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1916, 1929
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1964, 1968, 2004, 2011
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1911, 1981
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1987
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Ties: 1938, 1941, 1947, 1956, 1964
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 2013
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1905
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1906, 1907
1st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1934, 1935

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/