Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
23.1°F
(-4.9°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
5.9°F
(3.3°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2002
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Ties: 1944, 1988, 1995
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Ties: 1992
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1998, 2007, 2013
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918, 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1998, 2004
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1922, 1935
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1948, 1950, 2003
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1932
Ties: 1906, 1915, 1933, 1980, 2003, 2018
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1932
Ties: 1933, 2003, 2005
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2013
Ties: 1958, 1972, 2003
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2013
Ties: 1943, 1945, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1984
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2013
Ties: 1908, 1919, 1960, 1967, 1972, 1976, 1987
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1932
Ties: 1912, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1944, 1945, 1972, 1978, 1991
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1933, 2018
Ties: 1921, 1949, 2012
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1934, 2002
Ties: 1933, 1991, 2014
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1907
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 1935
Ties: 1936, 2004, 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/