Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
5.3°F
(3.0°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1908, 1920, 1985
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1908
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 2009
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1971, 1996, 2019
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1926, 1971, 1984
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1912
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1952, 1956, 1993
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1912
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1970
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899, 1912
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1952, 1969, 2010
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1965, 2001
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1929, 1960, 2001, 2010
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899, 1936
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1897, 1910
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1910, 2019
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1952
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Ties: 1898, 1916, 1961, 1985, 1995, 1998
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1910, 1929, 1964
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1906
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1935, 2002
Ties: 1910, 1917, 1928, 1964, 1985, 1998, 2011
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1997
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1935
Ties: 1903, 1904, 1914, 1916, 1960, 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/