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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1947

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1947
1-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1996
Feb–Mar 1947
2-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-7.3°F
(-4.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1962, 1975
Jan–Mar 1947
3-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1996
Dec 1946–Mar 1947
4-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
35th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1964
Nov 1946–Mar 1947
5-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Oct 1946–Mar 1947
6-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Sep 1946–Mar 1947
7-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Aug 1946–Mar 1947
8-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1949, 1959
Jul 1946–Mar 1947
9-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1980, 1988
Jun 1946–Mar 1947
10-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1949
May 1946–Mar 1947
11-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 1946–Mar 1947
12-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
39th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
33rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1948, 1963, 1971, 1972
Oct 1945–Mar 1947
18-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1991, 2001

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