Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2017
1-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1960
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Feb–Mar 2017
2-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
7.3°F
(4.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Mar 2017
3-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
7.0°F
(3.9°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1912
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2016–Mar 2017
4-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
5.3°F
(3.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Nov 2016–Mar 2017
5-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
6.1°F
(3.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Oct 2016–Mar 2017
6-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
5.7°F
(3.2°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 2000
Sep 2016–Mar 2017
7-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
5.5°F
(3.1°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 2016
Aug 2016–Mar 2017
8-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jul 2016–Mar 2017
9-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899, 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2016–Mar 2017
10-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
May 2016–Mar 2017
11-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Apr 2016–Mar 2017
12-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899, 1936
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2015–Mar 2017
18-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
4.3°F
(2.3°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2015–Mar 2017
24-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1952
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2014–Mar 2017
36-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2018
Apr 2013–Mar 2017
48-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1906
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 1935, 2002
Ties: 1941, 1957, 2009
Apr 2012–Mar 2017
60-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1997
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1935
Ties: 1923, 1990, 2009, 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/