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Fort Dodge, Ia Climate & Temperature

  • Fort Dodge, Ia, Usa is at 430'N, 940'W, 340 m (1115 ft). See map.
  • Fort Dodge, Ia has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, hot summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Fort Dodge, Ia is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.4 degrees Celsius (47.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 32 °C (57.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Fort Dodge, Ia Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -1.7°C (29°F) on average falling to -12.2°C (10.1°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 14.9°C (58.9°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 2.3°C (36.1°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 28.3°C (83°F) and average low temperatures are 15.4°C (59.8°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 16.1°C (60.9°F) during the day and lows of 3.6°C (38.5°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 862 mm (33.9 inches) which is equivalent to 862 Litres/m (21.14 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Fort Dodge, Ia you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Amsterdam Island, French Southern Lands where you would find a Marine west coast climate.

Fort Dodge, Ia Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (26) 0 (32) 7 (44) 15 (60) 23 (73) 28 (82) 30 (85) 28 (82) 24 (74) 17 (63) 8 (46) -1 (30) 14 (58)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (16) -6 (22) 1 (34) 9 (48) 16 (60) 21 (70) 23 (74) 22 (71) 17 (62) 10 (51) 2 (36) -6 (21) 8 (47)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (7) -11 (12) -4 (24) 2 (36) 9 (48) 14 (58) 17 (62) 15 (59) 10 (50) 4 (39) -3 (26) -11 (12) 2 (36)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 21 (1) 22 (1) 55 (2) 82 (3) 103 (4) 124 (5) 115 (5) 110 (4) 100 (4) 63 (2) 39 (2) 28 (1) 862 (34)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 23' 10h 27' 11h 51' 13h 21' 14h 38' 15h 17' 14h 59' 13h 53' 12h 26' 10h 56' 9h 40' 9h 03' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 27.2 36.5 47.4 59 67.3 70.4 67.3 59 47.5 36 26.9 23.6 47.3

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