Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1987
1-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
5.8°F
(3.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1960
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Mar 1987
2-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
8.4°F
(4.6°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Mar 1987
3-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
7.8°F
(4.3°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1986–Mar 1987
4-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
6.7°F
(3.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1986–Mar 1987
5-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
4.4°F
(2.5°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Oct 1986–Mar 1987
6-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1954
Sep 1986–Mar 1987
7-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 2005
Aug 1986–Mar 1987
8-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jul 1986–Mar 1987
9-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899, 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1942, 1981
Jun 1986–Mar 1987
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
May 1986–Mar 1987
11-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1921
Apr 1986–Mar 1987
12-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899, 1936
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Oct 1985–Mar 1987
18-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1901, 1976
Apr 1985–Mar 1987
24-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1914, 1981
Apr 1984–Mar 1987
36-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1936
Apr 1983–Mar 1987
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1906
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1935, 2002
Ties: 1916, 1955, 1999
Apr 1982–Mar 1987
60-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1997
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1935
Ties: 1922, 1926, 1956

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/