Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1989
1-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1904, 1917, 1931
Feb–Mar 1989
2-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Jan–Mar 1989
3-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1912
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1997
Dec 1988–Mar 1989
4-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Nov 1988–Mar 1989
5-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Oct 1988–Mar 1989
6-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1913, 1933, 1972, 1973, 1980
Sep 1988–Mar 1989
7-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1912
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1947, 1968, 1988
Aug 1988–Mar 1989
8-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1912
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1908, 1922
Jul 1988–Mar 1989
9-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1899, 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1901, 1945, 1948, 1957
Jun 1988–Mar 1989
10-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1938, 2021
May 1988–Mar 1989
11-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1899
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1914
Apr 1988–Mar 1989
12-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1899, 1936
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1934, 2007
Oct 1987–Mar 1989
18-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Ties: 1940, 2021
Apr 1987–Mar 1989
24-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Ties: 1939, 1942
Apr 1986–Mar 1989
36-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2018
Apr 1985–Mar 1989
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1906
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1935, 2002
Ties: 2020
Apr 1984–Mar 1989
60-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1997
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1935
Ties: 1941, 1957, 2013, 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/