Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of January 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2012

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2012
1-Month
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
5.0°F
(2.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1983
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2015
Nov–Dec 2012
2-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1985
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2001
Oct–Dec 2012
3-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1985
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1931
Ties: 1900, 1982
Sep–Dec 2012
4-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1985
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1931
Ties: 1921, 1949, 1982, 1990, 2003
Aug–Dec 2012
5-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1985
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1931
Ties: 1920, 1921, 1940, 1973
Jul–Dec 2012
6-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1985
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1931
Jun–Dec 2012
7-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1985
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1931
May–Dec 2012
8-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Apr–Dec 2012
9-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1936, 1939, 2015
Mar–Dec 2012
10-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
3.9°F
(2.1°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1951
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Dec 2012
11-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Dec 2012
12-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 2011–Dec 2012
18-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1951
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan 2011–Dec 2012
24-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1951
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 1931
Jan 2010–Dec 2012
36-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1952
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Ties: 2007
Jan 2009–Dec 2012
48-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1905
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1934
Ties: 1989, 2005, 2013, 2019
Jan 2008–Dec 2012
60-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1934, 2002
Ties: 1932, 1936, 2000, 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/