Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1960
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-7.3°F
(-4.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2014
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
16.9°F
(-8.4°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-8.1°F
(-4.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1912
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
17.6°F
(-8.0°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1979
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1936
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1912
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1912
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1979
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1899, 1912
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1951
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1905, 1977, 1994
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899, 1936
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1916, 1925, 1965
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1970, 1997
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1952
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1906, 1930, 1937, 1951, 1960
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1898, 1908, 1948, 1973, 1975, 1977
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1906
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1935, 2002
Ties: 1901, 1904, 1929, 1960, 1982
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1997
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1935
Ties: 1902, 1910, 1917, 1928, 1961, 1975, 1983

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  • 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/