Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1955
1-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1960
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Feb–Mar 1955
2-Month
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 2015
Jan–Mar 1955
3-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Dec 1954–Mar 1955
4-Month
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1954–Mar 1955
5-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1964, 1985
Oct 1954–Mar 1955
6-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1950, 1988, 2018
Sep 1954–Mar 1955
7-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1911
Aug 1954–Mar 1955
8-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1912
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1898, 1941, 1966, 1985
Jul 1954–Mar 1955
9-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899, 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1908, 1941, 1946
Jun 1954–Mar 1955
10-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1945, 1974
May 1954–Mar 1955
11-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1907, 1915, 1933, 1950, 2008
Apr 1954–Mar 1955
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899, 1936
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1902, 1907, 1937, 1991
Oct 1953–Mar 1955
18-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 2005
Apr 1953–Mar 1955
24-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1952
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1940, 1954, 1990, 2005
Apr 1952–Mar 1955
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2018
Ties: 1988, 1991
Apr 1951–Mar 1955
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1906
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1935, 2002
Ties: 1916, 1987, 1999
Apr 1950–Mar 1955
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1997
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1935
Ties: 1921, 1954, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/