Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1897
1-Month
16.0°F
(-8.9°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-6.7°F
(-3.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1983
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Nov–Dec 1897
2-Month
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2001
Ties: 1996
Oct–Dec 1897
3-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1985
102nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1929, 1978
Sep–Dec 1897
4-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1985
66th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 2010
Aug–Dec 1897
5-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1985
78th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 2014
Jul–Dec 1897
6-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1985
76th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1907, 1958, 1962, 1970, 2018
Jun–Dec 1897
7-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1985
82nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1962, 1964, 1978, 1983, 1995
May–Dec 1897
8-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Apr–Dec 1897
9-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1931
Ties: 1932
Mar–Dec 1897
10-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1983, 2009
Feb–Dec 1897
11-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1932, 1943, 2019
Jan–Dec 1897
12-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1902, 1940, 1967, 1989
Jul 1896–Dec 1897
18-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Jan 1896–Dec 1897
24-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1951
85th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Jan 1895–Dec 1897
36-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
106th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1907

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 12, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/