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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1962

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1962
1-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-8.5°F
(-4.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Feb–Mar 1962
2-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-7.2°F
(-4.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1947, 1975
Jan–Mar 1962
3-Month
23.1°F
(-4.9°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-7.8°F
(-4.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Dec 1961–Mar 1962
4-Month
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-7.4°F
(-4.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Nov 1961–Mar 1962
5-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Oct 1961–Mar 1962
6-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Sep 1961–Mar 1962
7-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Aug 1961–Mar 1962
8-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Jul 1961–Mar 1962
9-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Jun 1961–Mar 1962
10-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
May 1961–Mar 1962
11-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Apr 1961–Mar 1962
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Oct 1960–Mar 1962
18-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1951, 1978
Apr 1960–Mar 1962
24-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1994
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1978
Apr 1959–Mar 1962
36-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1952, 1980, 1998
Apr 1958–Mar 1962
48-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1996
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2002
Ties: 1971
Apr 1957–Mar 1962
60-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1997
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 1957, 2006
Ties: 1971, 1973

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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/