Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2011
1-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
6.4°F
(3.6°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1983
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2015
Ties: 1896
Nov–Dec 2011
2-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
5.0°F
(2.8°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1985
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2001
Ties: 1941
Oct–Dec 2011
3-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1985
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Sep–Dec 2011
4-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1985
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 1931
Aug–Dec 2011
5-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1985
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1971
Jul–Dec 2011
6-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1985
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1953
Jun–Dec 2011
7-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1985
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
May–Dec 2011
8-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1931
Ties: 1933, 1956, 2007
Apr–Dec 2011
9-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1931
Ties: 1930, 1933, 1949
Mar–Dec 2011
10-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1951
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Ties: 1946
Feb–Dec 2011
11-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 2020
Jan–Dec 2011
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1900, 1911, 1977
Jul 2010–Dec 2011
18-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1951
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1953, 1955
Jan 2010–Dec 2011
24-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1951
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1931
Ties: 1933
Jan 2009–Dec 2011
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1952
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1915, 2020
Jan 2008–Dec 2011
48-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1905
79th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1934
Ties: 1903, 1964, 1966, 1974, 1975
Jan 2007–Dec 2011
60-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1907
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1934, 2002
Ties: 1914, 1946, 1947, 1993, 1998

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/