Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1938
1-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
7.7°F
(4.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Feb–Mar 1938
2-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
6.2°F
(3.5°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2012
Ties: 1976
Jan–Mar 1938
3-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Dec 1937–Mar 1938
4-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Ties: 1946, 2004
Nov 1937–Mar 1938
5-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Oct 1937–Mar 1938
6-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1968, 2013
Sep 1937–Mar 1938
7-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1909, 1922, 1923
Aug 1937–Mar 1938
8-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Jul 1937–Mar 1938
9-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899, 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Jun 1937–Mar 1938
10-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1989
May 1937–Mar 1938
11-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1957, 1983
Apr 1937–Mar 1938
12-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899, 1936
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Oct 1936–Mar 1938
18-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1941, 1950, 1953
Apr 1936–Mar 1938
24-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1952
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 2001
Apr 1935–Mar 1938
36-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1926, 1927, 1967, 2011, 2015
Apr 1934–Mar 1938
48-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1906
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1935, 2002
Ties: 1903, 1925, 1958, 1983, 1993
Apr 1933–Mar 1938
60-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1997
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1935
Ties: 1924, 1932, 1933, 1939, 1945, 1958, 1993, 2015

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/