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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1964

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1964
1-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1960
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Feb–Mar 1964
2-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1960
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1967
Jan–Mar 1964
3-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1991
Dec 1963–Mar 1964
4-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1947
Nov 1963–Mar 1964
5-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1967
Oct 1963–Mar 1964
6-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 2005
Sep 1963–Mar 1964
7-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1978
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Aug 1963–Mar 1964
8-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1978
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Jul 1963–Mar 1964
9-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1962
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jun 1963–Mar 1964
10-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1962
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1992
May 1963–Mar 1964
11-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1962
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1981
Apr 1963–Mar 1964
12-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1962
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1999
Oct 1962–Mar 1964
18-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Apr 1962–Mar 1964
24-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1994
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1956, 2003
Apr 1961–Mar 1964
36-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1951, 1972, 2015
Apr 1960–Mar 1964
48-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1996
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2002
Ties: 1976
Apr 1959–Mar 1964
60-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1997
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 1957, 2006
Ties: 1965, 1966, 1977, 1995

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