Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2018
1-Month
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006
Dec 2017–Jan 2018
2-Month
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1918
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Nov 2017–Jan 2018
3-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Ties: 1916, 1935, 1968
Oct 2017–Jan 2018
4-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Ties: 1916
Sep 2017–Jan 2018
5-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Aug 2017–Jan 2018
6-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918, 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1908, 1937, 1944, 1950, 1957, 1992
Jul 2017–Jan 2018
7-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 2005
Jun 2017–Jan 2018
8-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1940, 1944, 1957, 1995
May 2017–Jan 2018
9-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1906, 1915, 1933, 1980, 2003, 2020
Apr 2017–Jan 2018
10-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1941, 1947, 1995
Mar 2017–Jan 2018
11-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Feb 2017–Jan 2018
12-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Ties: 1923, 2007
Aug 2016–Jan 2018
18-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Ties: 2006
Feb 2016–Jan 2018
24-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1952
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 1932
Feb 2015–Jan 2018
36-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1st Warmest Warmest since: 1933 1933, 2018
Ties: 1933
Feb 2014–Jan 2018
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 1934, 2002
Ties: 1989, 1990, 2006
Feb 2013–Jan 2018
60-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1935
Ties: 1932, 1933, 1958, 2001, 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/