Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1980
1-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1960
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1971, 1979
Feb–Mar 1980
2-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1950
Jan–Mar 1980
3-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1918, 1947, 1956
Dec 1979–Mar 1980
4-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1926, 1988
Nov 1979–Mar 1980
5-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Oct 1979–Mar 1980
6-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1913, 1933, 1972, 1973, 1989
Sep 1979–Mar 1980
7-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1927, 1948, 1985, 2003
Aug 1979–Mar 1980
8-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1944, 1972, 2003, 2011
Jul 1979–Mar 1980
9-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899, 1912
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1915, 1924, 1933, 1949, 1950, 1967, 1984
Jun 1979–Mar 1980
10-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1927, 1967
May 1979–Mar 1980
11-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1911, 1948
Apr 1979–Mar 1980
12-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899, 1936
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1906, 1946, 1958
Oct 1978–Mar 1980
18-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1899
Apr 1978–Mar 1980
24-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1917, 1970
Apr 1977–Mar 1980
36-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1899
Apr 1976–Mar 1980
48-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1906
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1935, 2002
Ties: 1918
Apr 1975–Mar 1980
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1997
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1935
Ties: 1900, 1905, 1912, 1918, 1919, 1953, 1970, 1973, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/