Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1902
1-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1960
36th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1929, 1936, 1988
Feb–Mar 1902
2-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1939, 1944, 1956, 1970
Jan–Mar 1902
3-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1941, 1977
Dec 1901–Mar 1902
4-Month
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1979
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 2019
Nov 1901–Mar 1902
5-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1963
Oct 1901–Mar 1902
6-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Sep 1901–Mar 1902
7-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Aug 1901–Mar 1902
8-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1930, 2015
Jul 1901–Mar 1902
9-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899, 1912
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1898, 1909, 1911
Jun 1901–Mar 1902
10-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1961
May 1901–Mar 1902
11-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1974
Apr 1901–Mar 1902
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899, 1936
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1907, 1937, 1955, 1991
Oct 1900–Mar 1902
18-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1947, 1984, 1990
Apr 1900–Mar 1902
24-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1952
30th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1943, 2002, 2008
Apr 1899–Mar 1902
36-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1918
36th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1915, 1944, 1957, 1983, 1999
Apr 1898–Mar 1902
48-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1906
86th Warmest Warmest to Date 1935, 2002
Ties: 1911, 1927, 1994
Apr 1897–Mar 1902
60-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1997
78th Warmest Warmest to Date 1935
Ties: 1910, 1917, 1928, 1961, 1975, 1978, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/