Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1960
1-Month
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-15.0°F
(-8.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Feb–Mar 1960
2-Month
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-9.5°F
(-5.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jan–Mar 1960
3-Month
19.1°F
(-7.2°C)
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Dec 1959–Mar 1960
4-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1979
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1943
Nov 1959–Mar 1960
5-Month
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Oct 1959–Mar 1960
6-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1912
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Sep 1959–Mar 1960
7-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1912
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Aug 1959–Mar 1960
8-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jul 1959–Mar 1960
9-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899, 1912
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1897
Jun 1959–Mar 1960
10-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1929, 1977
May 1959–Mar 1960
11-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1929, 1986, 2001, 2010
Apr 1959–Mar 1960
12-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899, 1936
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 2010
Oct 1958–Mar 1960
18-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1912, 1937, 1963
Apr 1958–Mar 1960
24-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1906, 1930, 1937, 1951, 1978
Apr 1957–Mar 1960
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1904, 1919, 1969
Apr 1956–Mar 1960
48-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1906
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1935, 2002
Ties: 1901, 1904, 1929, 1978, 1982
Apr 1955–Mar 1960
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1997
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1935
Ties: 1903, 1904, 1914, 1916, 1974, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/