Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2017
1-Month
24.4°F
(-4.2°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1983
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1943, 1952
Nov–Dec 2017
2-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2001
Ties: 1936
Oct–Dec 2017
3-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1973, 1974
Sep–Dec 2017
4-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1899, 1923, 1965
Aug–Dec 2017
5-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1912, 1928, 1960, 2010
Jul–Dec 2017
6-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1901, 1912, 1994, 2002, 2010
Jun–Dec 2017
7-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1994, 2010
May–Dec 2017
8-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1947
Apr–Dec 2017
9-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1901, 1955, 1994
Mar–Dec 2017
10-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Feb–Dec 2017
11-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1941
Jan–Dec 2017
12-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1938
Jul 2016–Dec 2017
18-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1951
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Jan 2016–Dec 2017
24-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1951
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Jan 2015–Dec 2017
36-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1952
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 2014–Dec 2017
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1905
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1934
Jan 2013–Dec 2017
60-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1934, 2002
Ties: 1931, 1956, 1957, 1988, 2013, 2015

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/