Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
22.3°F
(-5.4°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1924
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1948, 1950, 1996
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1898, 2011
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1913, 1933, 1973, 1980, 1989
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1901
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1944, 1980, 2003, 2011
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899, 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1958
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1900, 1915, 1933, 1940, 1950
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1924, 2019
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899, 1936
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1896, 1898, 1927, 1944
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1927, 1969
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1947, 1975, 2009, 2011, 2014
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2018
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1961, 1994, 1997, 2010
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1935, 2002
Ties: 1913, 1979
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1997
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1935
Ties: 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/