Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2002
1-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1960
97th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1964, 1993
Feb–Mar 2002
2-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan–Mar 2002
3-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1981
Dec 2001–Mar 2002
4-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
5.5°F
(3.1°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2001–Mar 2002
5-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
6.9°F
(3.8°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Oct 2001–Mar 2002
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
5.5°F
(3.0°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 2016
Sep 2001–Mar 2002
7-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Aug 2001–Mar 2002
8-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 2001–Mar 2002
9-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899, 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 2000, 2016
Jun 2001–Mar 2002
10-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
May 2001–Mar 2002
11-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1999, 2000
Apr 2001–Mar 2002
12-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899, 1936
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 2000–Mar 2002
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1914, 1934
Apr 2000–Mar 2002
24-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1952
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1902, 1943, 2008
Apr 1999–Mar 2002
36-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2018
Ties: 1932, 1934, 1935, 2006
Apr 1998–Mar 2002
48-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1906
1st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1935, 2002
Ties: 1935
Apr 1997–Mar 2002
60-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1997
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1935
Ties: 2006

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 3, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/