Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2017
1-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1925
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1963
Ties: 1921
Sep–Oct 2017
2-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1947
Ties: 1956
Aug–Oct 2017
3-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1947
Ties: 1910
Jul–Oct 2017
4-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 2009
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1936, 1947
Ties: 1933, 2015
Jun–Oct 2017
5-Month
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1899, 1911
May–Oct 2017
6-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1936
Ties: 1919, 1971, 1973, 1975, 2011
Apr–Oct 2017
7-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1934
Ties: 1949, 2015
Mar–Oct 2017
8-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917, 1951
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1930
Feb–Oct 2017
9-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1930
Jan–Oct 2017
10-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Dec 2016–Oct 2017
11-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Nov 2016–Oct 2017
12-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
May 2016–Oct 2017
18-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1904
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1931, 2016
Nov 2015–Oct 2017
24-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Nov 2014–Oct 2017
36-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2000
Ties: 2007, 2018
Nov 2013–Oct 2017
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1905
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 1934
Nov 2012–Oct 2017
60-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1906, 1907
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1923, 1936, 1989, 1990, 2000, 2013, 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/