Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2016
1-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
7.8°F
(4.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1960
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Mar 2016
2-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
6.8°F
(3.7°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1992
Jan–Mar 2016
3-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2015–Mar 2016
4-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
6.4°F
(3.6°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2015–Mar 2016
5-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
6.4°F
(3.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2015–Mar 2016
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
5.6°F
(3.1°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 2002
Sep 2015–Mar 2016
7-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
5.6°F
(3.1°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 2017
Aug 2015–Mar 2016
8-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jul 2015–Mar 2016
9-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899, 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 2000, 2002
Jun 2015–Mar 2016
10-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1932
May 2015–Mar 2016
11-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1935
Apr 2015–Mar 2016
12-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899, 1936
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2014–Mar 2016
18-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 1942
Apr 2014–Mar 2016
24-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1952
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Apr 2013–Mar 2016
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2018
Ties: 1931, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1950, 1954, 1974
Apr 2012–Mar 2016
48-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1906
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1935, 2002
Ties: 1936
Apr 2011–Mar 2016
60-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1997
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 1935
Ties: 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/