Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1985
1-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
5.5°F
(3.1°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Mar 1985
2-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1908, 1920, 1986
Jan–Mar 1985
3-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Dec 1984–Mar 1985
4-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
24.4°F
(-4.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Nov 1984–Mar 1985
5-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1955, 1964
Oct 1984–Mar 1985
6-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1922, 1923, 1941, 1944
Sep 1984–Mar 1985
7-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1927, 1948, 1980, 2003
Aug 1984–Mar 1985
8-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1898, 1941, 1955, 1966
Jul 1984–Mar 1985
9-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899, 1912
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1953, 1966, 2011
Jun 1984–Mar 1985
10-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1898, 1907, 1908, 1928, 1944, 2011
May 1984–Mar 1985
11-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1898, 1909, 1928, 1944
Apr 1984–Mar 1985
12-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899, 1936
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1924
Oct 1983–Mar 1985
18-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1898, 1929, 1966
Apr 1983–Mar 1985
24-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1898, 1916, 1961, 1986, 1995, 1998
Apr 1982–Mar 1985
36-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1909, 1925, 1928, 1949, 1965
Apr 1981–Mar 1985
48-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1906
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1935, 2002
Ties: 1910, 1917, 1928, 1964, 1986, 1998, 2011
Apr 1980–Mar 1985
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1997
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1935
Ties: 1940, 1976, 1984, 2011

Citing This Page

  • 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/