Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1900
1-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1960
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1996
Feb–Mar 1900
2-Month
21.8°F
(-5.7°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jan–Mar 1900
3-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1949
Dec 1899–Mar 1900
4-Month
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1963
Nov 1899–Mar 1900
5-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Oct 1899–Mar 1900
6-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
57th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1901, 1950, 1955, 1988, 2018
Sep 1899–Mar 1900
7-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1940, 1973
Aug 1899–Mar 1900
8-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1927, 1953
Jul 1899–Mar 1900
9-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899, 1912
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1944
Jun 1899–Mar 1900
10-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1915, 1933, 1940, 1950, 1972
May 1899–Mar 1900
11-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
59th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Apr 1899–Mar 1900
12-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899, 1936
60th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1909, 1928, 1949
Oct 1898–Mar 1900
18-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 2015
Apr 1898–Mar 1900
24-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1952
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2017
Ties: 1899, 1997, 2015
Apr 1897–Mar 1900
36-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Ties: 1912, 1995
Apr 1896–Mar 1900
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1906
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 1935, 2002
Ties: 1899, 1919, 1920, 1997
Apr 1895–Mar 1900
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1997
110th Warmest Warmest to Date 1935
Ties: 1905, 1912, 1918, 1919, 1953, 1970, 1973, 1980, 1981

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/