Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1962
1-Month
23.1°F
(-4.9°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1983
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Nov–Dec 1962
2-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1985
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2001
Oct–Dec 1962
3-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1985
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Ties: 1920, 1934, 1979
Sep–Dec 1962
4-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1985
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Ties: 1934, 1980
Aug–Dec 1962
5-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1985
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Jul–Dec 1962
6-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1985
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Ties: 1897, 1907, 1958, 1970, 2018
Jun–Dec 1962
7-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1985
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Ties: 1897, 1964, 1978, 1983, 1995
May–Dec 1962
8-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Ties: 1912, 1944, 1970, 1973
Apr–Dec 1962
9-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Ties: 1906
Mar–Dec 1962
10-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1951
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1952, 1958, 1965
Feb–Dec 1962
11-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1905, 1906, 1919, 1947, 1966, 1982
Jan–Dec 1962
12-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1943
Jul 1961–Dec 1962
18-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1951
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1905, 1926, 1960, 1972, 1982
Jan 1961–Dec 1962
24-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1951
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1931
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1966, 1980, 1994
Jan 1960–Dec 1962
36-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Jan 1959–Dec 1962
48-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 1934
Ties: 1904, 1919, 1953, 1972, 1979
Jan 1958–Dec 1962
60-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 1934, 2002
Ties: 1899, 1920

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/