Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 2020
1-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1954
Ties: 1974
Jan–Feb 2020
2-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
3.8°F
(2.2°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1931
Dec 2019–Feb 2020
3-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Ties: 2006
Nov 2019–Feb 2020
4-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Ties: 1934, 1944
Oct 2019–Feb 2020
5-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Ties: 1906
Sep 2019–Feb 2020
6-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1981
Aug 2019–Feb 2020
7-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002, 2017
Ties: 1901, 1957, 1961, 2013
Jul 2019–Feb 2020
8-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932, 2002
Jun 2019–Feb 2020
9-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932
Ties: 1955, 2005
May 2019–Feb 2020
10-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932, 2017
Ties: 1941
Apr 2019–Feb 2020
11-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1932, 2002
Ties: 1983
Mar 2019–Feb 2020
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1926, 2004
Sep 2018–Feb 2020
18-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Ties: 1921
Mar 2018–Feb 2020
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Ties: 1921, 1944, 1983
Mar 2017–Feb 2020
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Ties: 1902, 1931, 1949, 1958, 1966, 2021
Mar 2016–Feb 2020
48-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2002
Ties: 1989, 2006, 2014
Mar 2015–Feb 2020
60-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1907, 1908, 1920, 1963, 1997
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 1935

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/