Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1939
1-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 2018
Feb–Mar 1939
2-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1902, 1944, 1956, 1970
Jan–Mar 1939
3-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1898, 1995
Dec 1938–Mar 1939
4-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1907, 1935
Nov 1938–Mar 1939
5-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1928, 1968, 1988
Oct 1938–Mar 1939
6-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Sep 1938–Mar 1939
7-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1942, 1983, 1992, 2020
Aug 1938–Mar 1939
8-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1942
Jul 1938–Mar 1939
9-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899, 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1976
Jun 1938–Mar 1939
10-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1942, 1981, 1992
May 1938–Mar 1939
11-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Apr 1938–Mar 1939
12-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899, 1936
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 2013
Oct 1937–Mar 1939
18-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Apr 1937–Mar 1939
24-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1942, 1989
Apr 1936–Mar 1939
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Ties: 1940, 1942, 2019
Apr 1935–Mar 1939
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1906
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1935, 2002
Ties: 1931, 1947, 1950, 1966, 1967
Apr 1934–Mar 1939
60-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1997
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1935
Ties: 1924, 1932, 1933, 1938, 1945, 1958, 1993, 2015

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/