Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1949
1-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1960
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Mar 1949
2-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Jan–Mar 1949
3-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1912
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1900
Dec 1948–Mar 1949
4-Month
22.8°F
(-5.1°C)
24.4°F
(-4.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1979
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1994
Nov 1948–Mar 1949
5-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1940
Oct 1948–Mar 1949
6-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Sep 1948–Mar 1949
7-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Aug 1948–Mar 1949
8-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1912
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1925, 1933, 1940, 1947, 1968, 2008
Jul 1948–Mar 1949
9-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899, 1912
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1915, 1924, 1933, 1950, 1967, 1980, 1984
Jun 1948–Mar 1949
10-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1906, 1947
May 1948–Mar 1949
11-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1906, 1913
Apr 1948–Mar 1949
12-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1899, 1936
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1900, 1909, 1928
Oct 1947–Mar 1949
18-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1911, 1948, 1965, 1996, 1998, 2020
Apr 1947–Mar 1949
24-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1952
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1903, 1927, 1936, 1983, 1996
Apr 1946–Mar 1949
36-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1909, 1925, 1928, 1965, 1985
Apr 1945–Mar 1949
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1906
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1935, 2002
Ties: 1909, 1914, 1915, 1921, 1926, 1975, 1995
Apr 1944–Mar 1949
60-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1997
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1935
Ties: 1931, 1959

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/