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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1954

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1954
1-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1952
Feb–Mar 1954
2-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1960
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Mar 1954
3-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Dec 1953–Mar 1954
4-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1946
Nov 1953–Mar 1954
5-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1953–Mar 1954
6-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1976
Sep 1953–Mar 1954
7-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1978
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Aug 1953–Mar 1954
8-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1978
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 1953–Mar 1954
9-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jun 1953–Mar 1954
10-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
May 1953–Mar 1954
11-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2002
Apr 1953–Mar 1954
12-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2013
Oct 1952–Mar 1954
18-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 1952–Mar 1954
24-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1994
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 1951–Mar 1954
36-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1965, 1976
Apr 1950–Mar 1954
48-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1996
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2002
Ties: 1951, 1960, 1961, 1986
Apr 1949–Mar 1954
60-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1997
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1957, 2006
Ties: 1951, 1978

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/