Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1946
1-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
11.0°F
(6.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1960
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Feb–Mar 1946
2-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
7.6°F
(4.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1899
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Mar 1946
3-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
6.1°F
(3.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Dec 1945–Mar 1946
4-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1938, 2004
Nov 1945–Mar 1946
5-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1990
Oct 1945–Mar 1946
6-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1928, 1945, 1957, 1966
Sep 1945–Mar 1946
7-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1957, 1990, 2007
Aug 1945–Mar 1946
8-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1912
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1923, 1928, 1974, 1990
Jul 1945–Mar 1946
9-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899, 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1908, 1941, 1955
Jun 1945–Mar 1946
10-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1984, 2008
May 1945–Mar 1946
11-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1910, 1947, 1958
Apr 1945–Mar 1946
12-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899, 1936
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1906, 1958, 1980
Oct 1944–Mar 1946
18-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1924, 1928, 1958, 1995, 2011
Apr 1944–Mar 1946
24-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1952
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1907, 1977
Apr 1943–Mar 1946
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 1931, 1945, 1947, 1950, 1954, 1974, 2016
Apr 1942–Mar 1946
48-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1906
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1935, 2002
Ties: 1948, 1959, 1974, 1977, 2010
Apr 1941–Mar 1946
60-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1997
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1935
Ties: 1937, 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/