Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2020
1-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 2018
89th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1915
Ties: 1905, 1939, 1973, 2007
Mar–Apr 2020
2-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1951, 1960
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1905
Feb–Apr 2020
3-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Apr 2020
4-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1973, 1986
Dec 2019–Apr 2020
5-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1919
Nov 2019–Apr 2020
6-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1914, 2004, 2007
Oct 2019–Apr 2020
7-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1908, 1957, 2007
Sep 2019–Apr 2020
8-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899, 1912
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1939, 1964, 1992
Aug 2019–Apr 2020
9-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1938
Jul 2019–Apr 2020
10-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1964
Jun 2019–Apr 2020
11-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
May 2019–Apr 2020
12-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904, 1936
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1901, 1955, 1991, 2004, 2007
Nov 2018–Apr 2020
18-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1920, 1924, 1927, 1938, 1948, 1967, 1982, 1995, 1998
May 2018–Apr 2020
24-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1905
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1946, 1964
May 2017–Apr 2020
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2000
Ties: 1916, 1931, 1946, 1954, 1985
May 2016–Apr 2020
48-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1906, 1918, 1980
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2002
Ties: 1940, 1941, 1957, 1989, 1991, 2017
May 2015–Apr 2020
60-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1920, 1997
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 1935

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/