Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1927

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1927
1-Month
17.0°F
(-8.3°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-5.7°F
(-3.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1983
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2015
Ties: 1972
Nov–Dec 1927
2-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1985
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2001
Ties: 1917, 1935
Oct–Dec 1927
3-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1985
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1924 1931
Ties: 1924, 1952
Sep–Dec 1927
4-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1985
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 1931
Ties: 1988
Aug–Dec 1927
5-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1985
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 1931
Ties: 1974, 1986, 2013
Jul–Dec 1927
6-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1985
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 1931
Ties: 1911, 1991
Jun–Dec 1927
7-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1985
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 1931
May–Dec 1927
8-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1931
Ties: 1961, 2009
Apr–Dec 1927
9-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 1931
Ties: 1902, 1929, 1966, 1983
Mar–Dec 1927
10-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1951
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1902, 1929, 1935
Feb–Dec 1927
11-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1997
Jan–Dec 1927
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2012
Ties: 1910, 1942, 1968, 1974, 1983
Jul 1926–Dec 1927
18-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1951
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2012
Ties: 1896, 1959, 1961, 1966, 1977
Jan 1926–Dec 1927
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1951
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1931
Ties: 1902, 1909, 1920, 1926, 1936, 1944
Jan 1925–Dec 1927
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1952
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2017
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1911, 1913, 1944, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1993
Jan 1924–Dec 1927
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1905
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1934
Ties: 1899, 1960, 1968, 1970, 1985
Jan 1923–Dec 1927
60-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1934, 2002
Ties: 1916

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/