Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1983
1-Month
7.6°F
(-13.6°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
-15.1°F
(-8.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1983
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Nov–Dec 1983
2-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-6.6°F
(-3.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2001
Ties: 1919
Oct–Dec 1983
3-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1931
Sep–Dec 1983
4-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1931
Ties: 1896
Aug–Dec 1983
5-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1985
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1931
Ties: 1916, 1942, 1943, 1966
Jul–Dec 1983
6-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1985
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1931
Ties: 1910, 1944, 1959, 1964, 1978, 1981, 1986
Jun–Dec 1983
7-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1931
Ties: 1897, 1962, 1964, 1978, 1995
May–Dec 1983
8-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1931
Ties: 1974, 1995
Apr–Dec 1983
9-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1931
Ties: 1902, 1927, 1929, 1966
Mar–Dec 1983
10-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1951
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2012
Ties: 1897, 2009
Feb–Dec 1983
11-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1944, 1975, 1976, 1995
Jan–Dec 1983
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1910, 1927, 1942, 1968, 1974
Jul 1982–Dec 1983
18-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1951
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1937, 1974, 2018
Jan 1982–Dec 1983
24-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1951
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1931
Ties: 1906, 1907, 1910, 1913, 1959
Jan 1981–Dec 1983
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1952
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Ties: 1901, 1920, 1928, 1964, 1965
Jan 1980–Dec 1983
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Ties: 1911, 1938, 1948, 1977
Jan 1979–Dec 1983
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1934, 2002
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1910, 1912, 1913, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1974, 1978, 1981, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 4, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/