Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1898
1-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1960
51st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2006
Feb–Mar 1898
2-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
54th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Mar 1898
3-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1939, 1995
Dec 1897–Mar 1898
4-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Ties: 1901, 1925
Nov 1897–Mar 1898
5-Month
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1972, 2011
Oct 1897–Mar 1898
6-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
70th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1924
Sep 1897–Mar 1898
7-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1907, 1974
Aug 1897–Mar 1898
8-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
49th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1941, 1955, 1966, 1985
Jul 1897–Mar 1898
9-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899, 1912
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1902, 1909, 1911
Jun 1897–Mar 1898
10-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1928, 1944, 1985, 2011
May 1897–Mar 1898
11-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
60th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1909, 1928, 1944, 1985
Apr 1897–Mar 1898
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899, 1936
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1896, 1927, 1944, 1972
Oct 1896–Mar 1898
18-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1979
90th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1929, 1966, 1985
Apr 1896–Mar 1898
24-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2017
Ties: 1916, 1961, 1985, 1986, 1995, 1998
Apr 1895–Mar 1898
36-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
76th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1908, 1948, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/