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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1961

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1961
1-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Feb–Mar 1961
2-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1953, 1957
Jan–Mar 1961
3-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Dec 1960–Mar 1961
4-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1960–Mar 1961
5-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1966
Oct 1960–Mar 1961
6-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1946, 1957
Sep 1960–Mar 1961
7-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1978
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Aug 1960–Mar 1961
8-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1978
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Jul 1960–Mar 1961
9-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1962
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jun 1960–Mar 1961
10-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1962
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1953
May 1960–Mar 1961
11-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1962
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1966
Apr 1960–Mar 1961
12-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1962
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1983
Oct 1959–Mar 1961
18-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1959, 1966
Apr 1959–Mar 1961
24-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1994
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1966, 2014
Apr 1958–Mar 1961
36-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1967, 1973, 1981
Apr 1957–Mar 1961
48-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1996
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2002
Ties: 1951, 1954, 1960, 1986
Apr 1956–Mar 1961
60-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1997
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1957, 2006
Ties: 1955, 1976, 1988

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