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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1955

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1955
1-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1960
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Feb–Mar 1955
2-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1960
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 2010
Jan–Mar 1955
3-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Dec 1954–Mar 1955
4-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1954–Mar 1955
5-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 2004
Oct 1954–Mar 1955
6-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1974, 2013
Sep 1954–Mar 1955
7-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Aug 1954–Mar 1955
8-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 2004
Jul 1954–Mar 1955
9-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jun 1954–Mar 1955
10-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1983
May 1954–Mar 1955
11-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1953
Apr 1954–Mar 1955
12-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Oct 1953–Mar 1955
18-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1979
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2012
Apr 1953–Mar 1955
24-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1994
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 1952–Mar 1955
36-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1979
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1956, 1989, 2006
Apr 1951–Mar 1955
48-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1996
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 2016
Apr 1950–Mar 1955
60-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1997
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 1957, 2006
Ties: 1961, 1976, 1988

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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/