Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2003
1-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
5.5°F
(3.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1983
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2015
Ties: 2014
Nov–Dec 2003
2-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1985
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2001
Ties: 1928
Oct–Dec 2003
3-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1985
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Sep–Dec 2003
4-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1985
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1921, 1949, 1982, 1990, 2012
Aug–Dec 2003
5-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1985
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 2004
Jul–Dec 2003
6-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1985
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1987, 1988
Jun–Dec 2003
7-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1931
Ties: 1990
May–Dec 2003
8-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1931
Ties: 1964, 1979, 1984, 1991, 2004
Apr–Dec 2003
9-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1931
Ties: 2002
Mar–Dec 2003
10-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1951
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1914, 1948, 1971, 1990
Feb–Dec 2003
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1910, 1928, 1955, 1980, 1984
Jan–Dec 2003
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1923, 1955
Jul 2002–Dec 2003
18-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1951
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1919, 1930, 1946, 1980
Jan 2002–Dec 2003
24-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1951
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1931
Ties: 1981
Jan 2001–Dec 2003
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1952
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1931, 1939, 1954, 2005
Jan 2000–Dec 2003
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1905
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1934
Ties: 1923, 2004, 2008
Jan 1999–Dec 2003
60-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1934, 2002
Ties: 1990, 1991, 2005, 2019

Citing This Page

  • 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/