Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
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)
103rd 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
18th 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)
97th 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)
85th 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)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1985
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1931
Ties: 1920, 1921, 1940, 1973, 2020
Jul–Dec 2012
6-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
109th 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)
110th 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)
116th 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)
120th 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)
126th 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)
126th 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)
126th 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)
125th 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)
122nd 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)
122nd 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)
112th 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
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1934, 2002
Ties: 1932, 1936, 2000, 2009

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/