Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2015
1-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
10.3°F
(5.8°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1983
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Nov–Dec 2015
2-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
8.3°F
(4.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2001
Oct–Dec 2015
3-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
6.1°F
(3.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Sep–Dec 2015
4-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
5.9°F
(3.3°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Aug–Dec 2015
5-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Jul–Dec 2015
6-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Jun–Dec 2015
7-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
Ties: 1913
May–Dec 2015
8-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Apr–Dec 2015
9-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1931
Ties: 1936, 1939, 2012
Mar–Dec 2015
10-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1936, 1941
Feb–Dec 2015
11-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1918, 1922, 1991
Jan–Dec 2015
12-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1946, 1954
Jul 2014–Dec 2015
18-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1923, 1933, 1949
Jan 2014–Dec 2015
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 1931
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1915, 1976, 1995, 2008, 2010
Jan 2013–Dec 2015
36-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1952
84th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2017
Ties: 1912, 1916, 1953, 1959, 1985
Jan 2012–Dec 2015
48-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1905
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 1934
Ties: 1921, 1939, 1987
Jan 2011–Dec 2015
60-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1907
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 1934, 2002
Ties: 1931, 1956, 1957, 1988, 2013, 2017

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/