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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1957

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1957
1-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1960
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Feb–Mar 1957
2-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1960
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1953, 1961
Jan–Mar 1957
3-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1997
Dec 1956–Mar 1957
4-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1956–Mar 1957
5-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1989
Oct 1956–Mar 1957
6-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1946, 1961
Sep 1956–Mar 1957
7-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1978
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Aug 1956–Mar 1957
8-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1978
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1987
Jul 1956–Mar 1957
9-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1962
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jun 1956–Mar 1957
10-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1962
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
May 1956–Mar 1957
11-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1962
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Apr 1956–Mar 1957
12-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1962
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Oct 1955–Mar 1957
18-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Ties: 1949
Apr 1955–Mar 1957
24-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1994
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1989, 2016
Apr 1954–Mar 1957
36-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Apr 1953–Mar 1957
48-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1996
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Apr 1952–Mar 1957
60-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1997
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1957, 2006
Ties: 2006

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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/