Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1960
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 2008
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1899
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1902, 1939, 1944, 1970
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1918, 1947, 1980
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1969
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1937, 1982
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1952, 1986, 1993
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1916
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899, 1912
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1906, 1910, 1913, 1947, 1973
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1896, 1913, 1968
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1973
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899, 1936
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1915, 1966, 2003
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1943, 1977
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1924, 1941, 2005
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1906
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1935, 2002
Ties: 1923, 2004
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1997
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1935
Ties: 1922, 1926, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/