Average Temperatures for Iowa in October





Average temperatures for October at cities, towns and lakes throughout Iowa are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, Central and Western Iowa.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 by the US National Climatic Data Center.

Eastern Iowa

Average October temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
66 45 Burlington 19 7
64 42 Cedar Rapids 18 6
64 43 Clinton 18 6
59 35 Cresco 15 2
63 41 Davenport 17 5
63 39 Decorah 17 4
62 42 Dubuque 17 6
66 42 Iowa City 19 6
66 44 Keokuk 19 7
62 39 Waterloo 17 4

Central Iowa

Average daily temperatures in October
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
64 41 Ames 18 5
63 43 Des Moines 17 6
62 38 Fort Dodge 17 4
62 38 Marshalltown 17 3
60 37 Mason City 16 3
63 41 Ottumwa 17 5
64 42 Rathbun Lake Dam 18 6

Western Iowa

October temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
62 38 Carroll 17 4
62 38 Lake Park 17 3
60 36 Milford 16 2
65 37 Onawa 18 3
66 41 Shenandoah 19 5
63 38 Sioux City 17 3
61 39 Storm Lake 16 4
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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