Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1960
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 2001
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1912
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1949
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1915, 1963, 1975
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1900, 1973
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1925, 1933, 1947, 1949, 1968, 2008
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899, 1912
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1900, 1915, 1933, 1950, 1972
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 2004
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899, 1936
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1953, 1961, 2018
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1989
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1954, 1955, 1990, 2005
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1939, 1942, 2019
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1906
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1935, 2002
Ties: 1922, 1924, 1991, 2014
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1997
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1935
Ties: 1976, 1984, 1985, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/