Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1953
1-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1961
Feb–Mar 1953
2-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1974
Jan–Mar 1953
3-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1911
Dec 1952–Mar 1953
4-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1934, 1944
Nov 1952–Mar 1953
5-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Oct 1952–Mar 1953
6-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1911
Sep 1952–Mar 1953
7-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1966
Aug 1952–Mar 1953
8-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1900, 1927
Jul 1952–Mar 1953
9-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899, 1912
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1966, 1985, 2011
Jun 1952–Mar 1953
10-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1901, 1923, 1941, 1988, 2003
May 1952–Mar 1953
11-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1941, 1961, 1966
Apr 1952–Mar 1953
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899, 1936
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1940, 1961, 2018
Oct 1951–Mar 1953
18-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1938, 1941, 1950
Apr 1951–Mar 1953
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1959
Apr 1950–Mar 1953
36-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Apr 1949–Mar 1953
48-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1906
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1935, 2002
Ties: 1963, 1970, 1971
Apr 1948–Mar 1953
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1997
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1935
Ties: 1900, 1905, 1912, 1918, 1919, 1970, 1973, 1980, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/