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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1953

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1953
1-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Mar 1953
2-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1957, 1961
Jan–Mar 1953
3-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1952–Mar 1953
4-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Nov 1952–Mar 1953
5-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1995
Oct 1952–Mar 1953
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Sep 1952–Mar 1953
7-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1966
Aug 1952–Mar 1953
8-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1974
Jul 1952–Mar 1953
9-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1974, 1989
Jun 1952–Mar 1953
10-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1961
May 1952–Mar 1953
11-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1955
Apr 1952–Mar 1953
12-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1966, 1988
Oct 1951–Mar 1953
18-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1948, 1987
Apr 1951–Mar 1953
24-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1994
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1974, 1975
Apr 1950–Mar 1953
36-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2017
Ties: 1969, 1971, 2010
Apr 1949–Mar 1953
48-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1996
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2002
Ties: 1998, 2011
Apr 1948–Mar 1953
60-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1997
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1957, 2006
Ties: 1974, 1975, 1986, 1994

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