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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1963

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1963
1-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1960
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Mar 1963
2-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1960
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Jan–Mar 1963
3-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1972, 1975, 2008
Dec 1962–Mar 1963
4-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Nov 1962–Mar 1963
5-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Oct 1962–Mar 1963
6-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 2011
Sep 1962–Mar 1963
7-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1985
Aug 1962–Mar 1963
8-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1978
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1971
Jul 1962–Mar 1963
9-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 2008
Jun 1962–Mar 1963
10-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
May 1962–Mar 1963
11-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1990
Apr 1962–Mar 1963
12-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1971, 1972
Oct 1961–Mar 1963
18-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Apr 1961–Mar 1963
24-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1994
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2017
Ties: 2010
Apr 1960–Mar 1963
36-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1975
Apr 1959–Mar 1963
48-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1996
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2002
Apr 1958–Mar 1963
60-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1997
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 1957, 2006
Ties: 1972

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