Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1971, 1980
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
21.2°F
(-6.0°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-7.4°F
(-4.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
15.7°F
(-9.1°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-9.3°F
(-5.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
16.6°F
(-8.6°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-7.9°F
(-4.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
-6.5°F
(-3.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-5.7°F
(-3.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1978
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1899, 1912
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1904
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1899
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899, 1936
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1906
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1935, 2002
Ties: 1913, 1972
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1997
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1935
Ties: 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/