Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1965

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1965
1-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
9.1°F
(5.1°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1983
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Nov–Dec 1965
2-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
5.5°F
(3.1°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1985
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2001
Oct–Dec 1965
3-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
4.1°F
(2.2°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1985
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
Ties: 1999
Sep–Dec 1965
4-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1985
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Ties: 1899, 1923, 2017
Aug–Dec 1965
5-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1985
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Ties: 1948, 2005
Jul–Dec 1965
6-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1985
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1931
Ties: 1933, 1963
Jun–Dec 1965
7-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1985
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1931
Ties: 1979
May–Dec 1965
8-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1931
Ties: 1901, 1963, 1971
Apr–Dec 1965
9-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1931
Ties: 1914, 1975
Mar–Dec 1965
10-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1951
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1952, 1958, 1962
Feb–Dec 1965
11-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1915, 1926, 1937
Jan–Dec 1965
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1898, 1915, 1961, 2009, 2013
Jul 1964–Dec 1965
18-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1951
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1918, 1970, 1986, 2008
Jan 1964–Dec 1965
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1951
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1931
Ties: 1948
Jan 1963–Dec 1965
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1952
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1901, 1920, 1928, 1964, 1983
Jan 1962–Dec 1965
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1905
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1934
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1925, 1959, 1994, 2010
Jan 1961–Dec 1965
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1934, 2002
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1910, 1912, 1913, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1974, 1978, 1981, 1983, 1986

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 13, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/