Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
6.2°F
(3.5°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1983
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2001
Ties: 1899, 1946, 1982
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1958
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1997
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1901, 1912, 1994, 2010, 2017
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1901, 1980
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1911
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 2003
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1951
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1968, 2018
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1951
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1951
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1931
Ties: 2000, 2005
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1952
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Ties: 1922, 1935, 2013
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1905
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1941, 2000, 2006
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907
1st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934, 2002
Ties: 1934

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/