Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2004
1-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1983
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Nov–Dec 2004
2-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
4.4°F
(2.5°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1985
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2001
Oct–Dec 2004
3-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1985
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1899, 1971
Sep–Dec 2004
4-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1985
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Aug–Dec 2004
5-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1985
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1931
Ties: 2003
Jul–Dec 2004
6-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1931
Ties: 1908, 1973, 1979, 1984
Jun–Dec 2004
7-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1985
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1931
Ties: 1905
May–Dec 2004
8-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1931
Ties: 1964, 1979, 1984, 1991, 2003
Apr–Dec 2004
9-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1991
Mar–Dec 2004
10-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1951
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1949, 1953, 1994
Feb–Dec 2004
11-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1913, 1933, 1963, 1973, 1981, 1990, 2010
Jan–Dec 2004
12-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1964
Jul 2003–Dec 2004
18-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1951
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1900, 1913, 1942
Jan 2003–Dec 2004
24-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1951
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1931
Ties: 1901, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1974, 1992
Jan 2002–Dec 2004
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1952
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Ties: 1921, 1987, 2016
Jan 2001–Dec 2004
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1905
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1934
Ties: 1923, 2003, 2008
Jan 2000–Dec 2004
60-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1934, 2002
Ties: 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/