Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, August 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2019
1-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1915
98th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1947
Ties: 1933, 1981
Jul–Aug 2019
2-Month
72.4°F
(22.4°C)
72.7°F
(22.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1992
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1936
Ties: 1942, 2000, 2016, 2018
Jun–Aug 2019
3-Month
71.3°F
(21.8°C)
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1915
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1936
Ties: 1942, 1944, 1989, 1998
May–Aug 2019
4-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1915
95th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934
Ties: 1968, 1969, 1985, 1994, 2014, 2015
Apr–Aug 2019
5-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1907
84th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934
Ties: 1953, 1974
Mar–Aug 2019
6-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1950
88th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Feb–Aug 2019
7-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1904, 1950
108th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1907
Jan–Aug 2019
8-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
101st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1897, 1971, 1972
Dec 2018–Aug 2019
9-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
87th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1959, 1967, 1970
Nov 2018–Aug 2019
10-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
98th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1902, 1936, 1956
Oct 2018–Aug 2019
11-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912, 1979
107th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1915, 1950
Sep 2018–Aug 2019
12-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1904
100th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1924, 1936, 1971, 1984
Mar 2018–Aug 2019
18-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1951
87th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1908, 1945, 1958, 1969, 1984
Sep 2017–Aug 2019
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1920, 1928, 1945
Sep 2016–Aug 2019
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2000
Ties: 1940, 1987
Sep 2015–Aug 2019
48-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1905
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934
Ties: 1935
Sep 2014–Aug 2019
60-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1907
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2002
Ties: 1942, 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/