The coldest temperature in Iowa was 47 degrees below 0. This record was reached twice.
The biggest temperature change within day went from a low of 33 degrees to 93 degrees the next day.
One winter in Clinton, Iowa, the entire city was shut down because 3 feet of snow fell creating huge snow drifts.
Des Moines Iowa is #6 in the United States top 10 cities with the most weather variety.