Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1920
1-Month
14.7°F
(-9.6°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1912
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2006
Ties: 1972
Dec 1919–Jan 1920
2-Month
14.0°F
(-10.0°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
-6.3°F
(-3.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2002
Nov 1919–Jan 1920
3-Month
20.0°F
(-6.7°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2002
Ties: 1918
Oct 1919–Jan 1920
4-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2002
Sep 1919–Jan 1920
5-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1932
Ties: 1978, 1979
Aug 1919–Jan 1920
6-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918, 1977
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1932
Ties: 1936
Jul 1919–Jan 1920
7-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1932
Ties: 1905, 1962, 1970, 1982
Jun 1919–Jan 1920
8-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1932
Ties: 1927, 1968, 2009
May 1919–Jan 1920
9-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1932
Ties: 2009
Apr 1919–Jan 1920
10-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1932
Ties: 1986
Mar 1919–Jan 1920
11-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2013
Ties: 1897, 1929
Feb 1919–Jan 1920
12-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2013
Ties: 1903, 1913
Aug 1918–Jan 1920
18-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2013
Ties: 1941, 1975
Feb 1918–Jan 1920
24-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1952
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 1932
Ties: 1936, 1947, 1975, 2004
Feb 1917–Jan 1920
36-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 1933, 2018
Ties: 1907, 1961, 1962
Feb 1916–Jan 1920
48-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1934, 2002
Ties: 1962, 1963
Feb 1915–Jan 1920
60-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1908 1907
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1935
Ties: 1906, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/