Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1966
1-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1960
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Mar 1966
2-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 2006
Jan–Mar 1966
3-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 2011
Dec 1965–Mar 1966
4-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1965–Mar 1966
5-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1961, 2013
Oct 1965–Mar 1966
6-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1928, 1945, 1946, 1957
Sep 1965–Mar 1966
7-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1953
Aug 1965–Mar 1966
8-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1898, 1941, 1955, 1985
Jul 1965–Mar 1966
9-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899, 1912
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1953, 1985, 2011
Jun 1965–Mar 1966
10-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1909, 1924
May 1965–Mar 1966
11-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1941, 1953, 1961
Apr 1965–Mar 1966
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899, 1936
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1915, 1956, 2003
Oct 1964–Mar 1966
18-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1898, 1929, 1985
Apr 1964–Mar 1966
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1952
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1897, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1944
Apr 1963–Mar 1966
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 1916, 1958, 1993
Apr 1962–Mar 1966
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1906
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1935, 2002
Ties: 1931, 1939, 1947, 1950, 1967
Apr 1961–Mar 1966
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1997
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1935
Ties: 1921, 1954, 1955, 1964, 1965, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/