Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1997
1-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1960
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Feb–Mar 1997
2-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jan–Mar 1997
3-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1989
Dec 1996–Mar 1997
4-Month
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1979
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1964
Nov 1996–Mar 1997
5-Month
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1915, 1943
Oct 1996–Mar 1997
6-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1943
Sep 1996–Mar 1997
7-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1984
Aug 1996–Mar 1997
8-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1912
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1971
Jul 1996–Mar 1997
9-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899, 1912
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1970
Jun 1996–Mar 1997
10-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1959, 1969
May 1996–Mar 1997
11-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1917, 1969, 1982
Apr 1996–Mar 1997
12-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899, 1936
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Oct 1995–Mar 1997
18-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1970, 1978
Apr 1995–Mar 1997
24-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1952
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1899, 1900, 2015
Apr 1994–Mar 1997
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2018
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1961, 1972, 1994, 2010
Apr 1993–Mar 1997
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1906
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1935, 2002
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1919, 1920
Apr 1992–Mar 1997
60-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1997
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1935

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/