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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1965

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1965
1-Month
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-15.2°F
(-8.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Feb–Mar 1965
2-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-10.6°F
(-5.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Jan–Mar 1965
3-Month
22.5°F
(-5.3°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-8.3°F
(-4.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Dec 1964–Mar 1965
4-Month
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-6.5°F
(-3.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Nov 1964–Mar 1965
5-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Oct 1964–Mar 1965
6-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Sep 1964–Mar 1965
7-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1978
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Aug 1964–Mar 1965
8-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1978
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Jul 1964–Mar 1965
9-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1994
Jun 1964–Mar 1965
10-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1951, 1969, 2014
May 1964–Mar 1965
11-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1952, 1960, 1982
Apr 1964–Mar 1965
12-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1977
Oct 1963–Mar 1965
18-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Apr 1963–Mar 1965
24-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1994
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1949, 1976, 1977, 1984, 1991
Apr 1962–Mar 1965
36-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1954, 1976
Apr 1961–Mar 1965
48-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1996
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2002
Ties: 1969, 1973, 1979
Apr 1960–Mar 1965
60-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1997
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1957, 2006
Ties: 1964, 1966, 1977, 1995

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