Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2018
1-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1925
106th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1963
Ties: 1913, 1957
Sep–Oct 2018
2-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1947
Ties: 1937, 1961
Aug–Oct 2018
3-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1947
Ties: 1975
Jul–Oct 2018
4-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 2009
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1936, 1947
Ties: 1908, 1997, 1999, 2001
Jun–Oct 2018
5-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1931
Ties: 1920, 1949, 2000
May–Oct 2018
6-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1936
Ties: 1922, 1933, 1956
Apr–Oct 2018
7-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1934
Ties: 1895, 1932, 1999
Mar–Oct 2018
8-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917, 1951
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1937, 1947, 1971, 1980
Feb–Oct 2018
9-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1908, 1949, 1952, 1957, 1971
Jan–Oct 2018
10-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1896, 1948, 1952, 1989, 2011
Dec 2017–Oct 2018
11-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1906, 1948, 1985, 1986, 1989, 2013
Nov 2017–Oct 2018
12-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1910, 1977, 1992
May 2017–Oct 2018
18-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1911, 1948, 1956, 1990, 2004
Nov 2016–Oct 2018
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2003
Nov 2015–Oct 2018
36-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Ties: 2007, 2017
Nov 2014–Oct 2018
48-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1905
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1934
Nov 2013–Oct 2018
60-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1906, 1907
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1934, 1935, 2002
Ties: 1923, 1936, 1989, 1990, 2000, 2013, 2017

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/