Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1946
1-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1983
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1997
Nov–Dec 1946
2-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1985
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2001
Ties: 1899, 1982, 2002
Oct–Dec 1946
3-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1985
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1922, 1923
Sep–Dec 1946
4-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1985
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1908
Aug–Dec 1946
5-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1985
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1906, 1982
Jul–Dec 1946
6-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1985
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1914
Jun–Dec 1946
7-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1985
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1997, 2018
May–Dec 1946
8-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1931
Ties: 1952
Apr–Dec 1946
9-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1911, 1947, 1964, 1981
Mar–Dec 1946
10-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1951
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 2011
Feb–Dec 1946
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Jan–Dec 1946
12-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1954, 2015
Jul 1945–Dec 1946
18-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1951
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1919, 1930, 1980, 2003
Jan 1945–Dec 1946
24-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1951
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1931
Ties: 1928, 1949, 1977
Jan 1944–Dec 1946
36-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1952
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1938, 1957, 1975
Jan 1943–Dec 1946
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1905
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1934
Ties: 1914, 1928, 1943, 1954, 1958, 1984, 1998
Jan 1942–Dec 1946
60-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1934, 2002
Ties: 1914, 1947, 1993, 1998, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/