Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1974
1-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1920
Feb–Mar 1974
2-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1953
Jan–Mar 1974
3-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1942, 1967
Dec 1973–Mar 1974
4-Month
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1924
Nov 1973–Mar 1974
5-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Oct 1973–Mar 1974
6-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Sep 1973–Mar 1974
7-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1898, 1907
Aug 1973–Mar 1974
8-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1923, 1928, 1946, 1990
Jul 1973–Mar 1974
9-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899, 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1928
Jun 1973–Mar 1974
10-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1945, 1955
May 1973–Mar 1974
11-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1902
Apr 1973–Mar 1974
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899, 1936
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1933, 1950
Oct 1972–Mar 1974
18-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1907
Apr 1972–Mar 1974
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1928, 1984, 1993
Apr 1971–Mar 1974
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1931, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1950, 1954, 2016
Apr 1970–Mar 1974
48-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1906
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1935, 2002
Ties: 1946, 1948, 1959, 1977, 2010
Apr 1969–Mar 1974
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1997
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1935
Ties: 1903, 1904, 1914, 1916, 1960, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/