Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1971
1-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1960
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1979, 1980
Feb–Mar 1971
2-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Jan–Mar 1971
3-Month
21.5°F
(-5.8°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1912
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Dec 1970–Mar 1971
4-Month
22.0°F
(-5.6°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Nov 1970–Mar 1971
5-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1912
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1986, 1996, 2019
Oct 1970–Mar 1971
6-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1912
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1926, 1984, 1986
Sep 1970–Mar 1971
7-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1912
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Aug 1970–Mar 1971
8-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1912
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1997
Jul 1970–Mar 1971
9-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1899, 1912
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1943
Jun 1970–Mar 1971
10-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1903
May 1970–Mar 1971
11-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1903, 2015
Apr 1970–Mar 1971
12-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1899, 1936
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Oct 1969–Mar 1971
18-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1936, 1962, 2014
Apr 1969–Mar 1971
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1952
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1962, 1969
Apr 1968–Mar 1971
36-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1962
Apr 1967–Mar 1971
48-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1906
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1935, 2002
Ties: 1953, 1963, 1970
Apr 1966–Mar 1971
60-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1997
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1935
Ties: 1920, 1952, 1962

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/