Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2018
1-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1960
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1939
Feb–Mar 2018
2-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1933, 2003, 2010
Jan–Mar 2018
3-Month
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2015
Dec 2017–Mar 2018
4-Month
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1897
Nov 2017–Mar 2018
5-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Oct 2017–Mar 2018
6-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1950, 1955, 1988
Sep 2017–Mar 2018
7-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1941
Aug 2017–Mar 2018
8-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1906
Jul 2017–Mar 2018
9-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899, 1912
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1927, 1988, 2003
Jun 2017–Mar 2018
10-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1937
May 2017–Mar 2018
11-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1927, 2003, 2011
Apr 2017–Mar 2018
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899, 1936
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1940, 1953, 1961
Oct 2016–Mar 2018
18-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1935
Apr 2016–Mar 2018
24-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1952
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2006
Apr 2015–Mar 2018
36-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr 2014–Mar 2018
48-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1906
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1935, 2002
Ties: 2007, 2019
Apr 2013–Mar 2018
60-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1997
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1935
Ties: 1941, 1957, 1989, 2013

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  • 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/