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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1966

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1966
1-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1960
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Feb–Mar 1966
2-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1960
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1974, 2004
Jan–Mar 1966
3-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Dec 1965–Mar 1966
4-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Nov 1965–Mar 1966
5-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1961
Oct 1965–Mar 1966
6-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1981
Sep 1965–Mar 1966
7-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1978
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1953
Aug 1965–Mar 1966
8-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Jul 1965–Mar 1966
9-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1962
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 2004, 2005
Jun 1965–Mar 1966
10-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1962
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
May 1965–Mar 1966
11-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1962
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1961
Apr 1965–Mar 1966
12-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1962
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1953, 1988
Oct 1964–Mar 1966
18-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1959, 1961
Apr 1964–Mar 1966
24-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1994
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1961, 2014
Apr 1963–Mar 1966
36-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Apr 1962–Mar 1966
48-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1996
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002
Ties: 1983, 1984
Apr 1961–Mar 1966
60-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1997
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1957, 2006
Ties: 1964, 1965, 1977, 1995

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