Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2021
1-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
6.2°F
(3.4°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1912
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006
Dec 2020–Jan 2021
2-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
5.3°F
(2.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2002
Ties: 1921, 1939, 1958
Nov 2020–Jan 2021
3-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
5.6°F
(3.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2002
Ties: 2000
Oct 2020–Jan 2021
4-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Ties: 1983
Sep 2020–Jan 2021
5-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1941, 1983
Aug 2020–Jan 2021
6-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918, 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1906, 1934
Jul 2020–Jan 2021
7-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1934, 1937, 1948
Jun 2020–Jan 2021
8-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1900, 1964, 2013
May 2020–Jan 2021
9-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1981, 2007
Apr 2020–Jan 2021
10-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1955
Mar 2020–Jan 2021
11-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Ties: 1901
Feb 2020–Jan 2021
12-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2013
Ties: 1914
Aug 2019–Jan 2021
18-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2013
Ties: 1992
Feb 2019–Jan 2021
24-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1952
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1932
Ties: 1924, 1948, 1990, 2005
Feb 2018–Jan 2021
36-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1933, 2018
Feb 2017–Jan 2021
48-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1934, 2002
Ties: 1941, 1957
Feb 2016–Jan 2021
60-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1907
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1935
Ties: 1936, 2004, 2020

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/