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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1946

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1946
1-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
9.6°F
(5.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Mar 1946
2-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
6.4°F
(3.6°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Mar 1946
3-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
4.9°F
(2.8°C)
66th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1945–Mar 1946
4-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1954
Nov 1945–Mar 1946
5-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
56th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1945–Mar 1946
6-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
55th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1957, 1961
Sep 1945–Mar 1946
7-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
54th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1991
Aug 1945–Mar 1946
8-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
55th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1991, 1995
Jul 1945–Mar 1946
9-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1948, 2013

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/