Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2009
1-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1960
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Feb–Mar 2009
2-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1899
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2005 2012
Jan–Mar 2009
3-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1912
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1896
Dec 2008–Mar 2009
4-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
24.4°F
(-4.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
78th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1986
Nov 2008–Mar 2009
5-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1912
75th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Oct 2008–Mar 2009
6-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1912
79th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1906, 2015
Sep 2008–Mar 2009
7-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1912
76th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1903, 1916, 2011
Aug 2008–Mar 2009
8-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 1896, 1937, 1984
Jul 2008–Mar 2009
9-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899, 1912
84th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 1930, 1968
Jun 2008–Mar 2009
10-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
May 2008–Mar 2009
11-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
85th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 1963
Apr 2008–Mar 2009
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899, 1936
90th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 1903, 1968, 1984, 2015, 2019
Oct 2007–Mar 2009
18-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1903, 1925
Apr 2007–Mar 2009
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1952
78th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1947, 1972, 1975, 2011, 2014
Apr 2006–Mar 2009
36-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2018
Ties: 1903, 1976, 2020
Apr 2005–Mar 2009
48-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1906
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 1935, 2002
Ties: 1941, 1957, 2017
Apr 2004–Mar 2009
60-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1997
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 1935
Ties: 1923, 1990, 2017

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/