Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1969

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1969
1-Month
21.5°F
(-5.8°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1983
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Nov–Dec 1969
2-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1985
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2001
Ties: 1973, 2007, 2014
Oct–Dec 1969
3-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1931
Ties: 1901, 2008
Sep–Dec 1969
4-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1985
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1931
Ties: 1902, 1959, 1992
Aug–Dec 1969
5-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1985
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1931
Ties: 1952
Jul–Dec 1969
6-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1985
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1931
Ties: 1904, 1966
Jun–Dec 1969
7-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1985
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1931
Ties: 1932
May–Dec 1969
8-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1931
Ties: 1910, 1942
Apr–Dec 1969
9-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1931
Ties: 1915, 1943, 1997, 2014
Mar–Dec 1969
10-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1951
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1903, 1992
Feb–Dec 1969
11-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1902, 1907, 1916, 1945
Jan–Dec 1969
12-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Jul 1968–Dec 1969
18-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Jan 1968–Dec 1969
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1951
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1931
Ties: 1896, 1912, 1937, 1978, 1985, 1993
Jan 1967–Dec 1969
36-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1952
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1925, 1971, 1995
Jan 1966–Dec 1969
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1905
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1934
Ties: 1898, 1920, 1963, 1980, 1997
Jan 1965–Dec 1969
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1907
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1934, 2002
Ties: 1908, 1918, 1970, 1972, 1979, 1982, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 10, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/