Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2003
1-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 2018
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1915
Mar–Apr 2003
2-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1951, 1960
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1922
Feb–Apr 2003
3-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1934, 1948, 1966
Jan–Apr 2003
4-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Dec 2002–Apr 2003
5-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1896, 1914, 1933
Nov 2002–Apr 2003
6-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Oct 2002–Apr 2003
7-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1906, 1910, 1924, 1947, 2013
Sep 2002–Apr 2003
8-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899, 1912
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1915, 1989
Aug 2002–Apr 2003
9-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1927, 1980
Jul 2002–Apr 2003
10-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1945
Jun 2002–Apr 2003
11-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1948, 1985
May 2002–Apr 2003
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904, 1936
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1940, 1985
Nov 2001–Apr 2003
18-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
May 2001–Apr 2003
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1905
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1955, 2018
May 2000–Apr 2003
36-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2000
Ties: 1922, 1924, 1988
May 1999–Apr 2003
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1906, 1918, 1980
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 2000, 2008
May 1998–Apr 2003
60-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920, 1997
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1935

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/