Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of July 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1946

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1946
1-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
11.0°F
(6.2°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1960
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Feb–Mar 1946
2-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
7.6°F
(4.2°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1899
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Mar 1946
3-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
6.1°F
(3.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Dec 1945–Mar 1946
4-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1938, 2004
Nov 1945–Mar 1946
5-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1990
Oct 1945–Mar 1946
6-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1928, 1945, 1957, 1966
Sep 1945–Mar 1946
7-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1912
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1957, 1990, 2007
Aug 1945–Mar 1946
8-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1923, 1928, 1974, 1990, 2021
Jul 1945–Mar 1946
9-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899, 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1908, 1941, 1955
Jun 1945–Mar 1946
10-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1984, 2008
May 1945–Mar 1946
11-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1910, 1947, 1958
Apr 1945–Mar 1946
12-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899, 1936
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1906, 1958, 1980
Oct 1944–Mar 1946
18-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1924, 1928, 1958, 1995, 2011
Apr 1944–Mar 1946
24-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1952
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1907, 1977
Apr 1943–Mar 1946
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 1931, 1945, 1947, 1950, 1954, 1974, 2016
Apr 1942–Mar 1946
48-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1906
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1935, 2002
Ties: 1948, 1959, 1974, 1977, 2010
Apr 1941–Mar 1946
60-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1997
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1935
Ties: 1937, 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 16, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/