Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
15.6°F
(-9.1°C)
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2006
Ties: 1948
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
21.8°F
(-5.7°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1990
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Ties: 1944, 1995, 2020
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1903, 1967
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932
Ties: 1944, 1949, 2003
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918, 1977
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932
Ties: 1898, 1985
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932
Ties: 1908, 1987
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1932
Ties: 1906, 1972, 1992, 2008
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1932
Ties: 1940, 1976, 2008
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 2000
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2013
Ties: 1914, 1923, 1931
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1999
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1935, 1955
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 1932
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1933, 2018
Ties: 1940, 1942, 2004
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934, 2002
Ties: 1936, 1940, 1958, 2000, 2015, 2022
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1935
Ties: 1937, 1944, 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 15, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/