Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1942
1-Month
18.4°F
(-7.6°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1983
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1902
Nov–Dec 1942
2-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2001
Ties: 1947, 1968, 1991
Oct–Dec 1942
3-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Sep–Dec 1942
4-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1895, 1991
Aug–Dec 1942
5-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1985
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1916, 1943, 1966, 1983
Jul–Dec 1942
6-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1985
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1915, 2008
Jun–Dec 1942
7-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1985
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1904, 2014
May–Dec 1942
8-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1910, 1969
Apr–Dec 1942
9-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1905, 1978, 1982
Mar–Dec 1942
10-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1951
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1940, 1959, 1964, 1970, 2000
Feb–Dec 1942
11-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1914, 2018
Jan–Dec 1942
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1910, 1927, 1968, 1974, 1983
Jul 1941–Dec 1942
18-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1951
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1900, 1913, 2004
Jan 1941–Dec 1942
24-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1951
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 2018
Jan 1940–Dec 1942
36-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Ties: 1943
Jan 1939–Dec 1942
48-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1905
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Ties: 1935, 1955
Jan 1938–Dec 1942
60-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1907
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1934, 2002
Ties: 2016, 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 18, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/