Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2019
1-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1960
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1948, 1954
Feb–Mar 2019
2-Month
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Jan–Mar 2019
3-Month
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
105th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Dec 2018–Mar 2019
4-Month
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1902
Nov 2018–Mar 2019
5-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1971, 1986, 1996
Oct 2018–Mar 2019
6-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
105th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1897, 1969
Sep 2018–Mar 2019
7-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
97th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1905, 1937, 1943
Aug 2018–Mar 2019
8-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
96th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1943, 2010
Jul 2018–Mar 2019
9-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899, 1912
95th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1920, 1963
Jun 2018–Mar 2019
10-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
May 2018–Mar 2019
11-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1924, 1972
Apr 2018–Mar 2019
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899, 1936
90th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1903, 1968, 1984, 2009, 2015
Oct 2017–Mar 2019
18-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
80th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1910, 1986
Apr 2017–Mar 2019
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1952
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1908, 1948, 1967, 1973
Apr 2016–Mar 2019
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Ties: 1939, 1940, 1942
Apr 2015–Mar 2019
48-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1906
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1935, 2002
Ties: 2007, 2018
Apr 2014–Mar 2019
60-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1997
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1935
Ties: 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/