Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 2021
1-Month
12.4°F
(-10.9°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-10.3°F
(-5.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1954
Jan–Feb 2021
2-Month
18.1°F
(-7.7°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1931
Dec 2020–Feb 2021
3-Month
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2002
Ties: 1950, 1967
Nov 2020–Feb 2021
4-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2002
Ties: 1939
Oct 2020–Feb 2021
5-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2002
Ties: 1911, 1925
Sep 2020–Feb 2021
6-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Aug 2020–Feb 2021
7-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2002, 2017
Ties: 1911, 1949, 2003, 2008, 2011
Jul 2020–Feb 2021
8-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932, 2002
Ties: 1913, 1953, 2011
Jun 2020–Feb 2021
9-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1938, 1953, 2007
May 2020–Feb 2021
10-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932, 2017
Ties: 1991, 2003, 2011, 2018, 2019
Apr 2020–Feb 2021
11-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932, 2002
Ties: 1913, 1926
Mar 2020–Feb 2021
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1909, 1991
Sep 2019–Feb 2021
18-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1934
Mar 2019–Feb 2021
24-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1902, 1941, 1957
Mar 2018–Feb 2021
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2018
Ties: 1902, 1931, 1949, 1958, 1966, 2020
Mar 2017–Feb 2021
48-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2002
Ties: 1950, 1958, 1984
Mar 2016–Feb 2021
60-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1907, 1908, 1920, 1963, 1997
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1935
Ties: 1990, 2005, 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/