Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1968
1-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
7.0°F
(3.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1960
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1977
Feb–Mar 1968
2-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1961
Jan–Mar 1968
3-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1912
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1961, 2004
Dec 1967–Mar 1968
4-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1927, 1932
Nov 1967–Mar 1968
5-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1928, 1939, 1988
Oct 1967–Mar 1968
6-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1938, 2013
Sep 1967–Mar 1968
7-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1912
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1947, 1988, 1989
Aug 1967–Mar 1968
8-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1912
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1925, 1933, 1940, 1947, 1949, 2008
Jul 1967–Mar 1968
9-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899, 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1930, 2009
Jun 1967–Mar 1968
10-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1896, 1913, 1956
May 1967–Mar 1968
11-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1926, 1930
Apr 1967–Mar 1968
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899, 1936
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1903, 1984, 2009, 2015, 2019
Oct 1966–Mar 1968
18-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1983
Apr 1966–Mar 1968
24-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1952
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1926
Apr 1965–Mar 1968
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1914, 1981, 1984
Apr 1964–Mar 1968
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1906
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1935, 2002
Ties: 1930, 1961, 1969, 1973, 1981
Apr 1963–Mar 1968
60-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1997
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1935
Ties: 1915, 1927, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1967, 1995

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/