Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1947
1-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1960
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1897
Feb–Mar 1947
2-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1975
Jan–Mar 1947
3-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1918, 1956, 1980
Dec 1946–Mar 1947
4-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Nov 1946–Mar 1947
5-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1906, 1910, 1913, 1923, 1926
Oct 1946–Mar 1947
6-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1907, 1909, 1967
Sep 1946–Mar 1947
7-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1912
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1968, 1988, 1989
Aug 1946–Mar 1947
8-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1925, 1933, 1940, 1949, 1968, 2008
Jul 1946–Mar 1947
9-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899, 1912
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1906, 1910, 1913, 1956, 1973
Jun 1946–Mar 1947
10-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1906, 1949
May 1946–Mar 1947
11-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1910, 1946, 1958
Apr 1946–Mar 1947
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1899, 1936
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1926
Oct 1945–Mar 1947
18-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1902, 1984, 1990
Apr 1945–Mar 1947
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1952
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1972, 1975, 2009, 2011, 2014
Apr 1944–Mar 1947
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2018
Ties: 1931, 1945, 1946, 1950, 1954, 1974, 2016
Apr 1943–Mar 1947
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1906
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1935, 2002
Ties: 1931, 1939, 1950, 1966, 1967
Apr 1942–Mar 1947
60-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1997
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1935
Ties: 1915, 1927, 1948, 1950, 1967, 1968, 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/