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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1968

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1968
1-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1960
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Mar 1968
2-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1960
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Jan–Mar 1968
3-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Dec 1967–Mar 1968
4-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1967–Mar 1968
5-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Oct 1967–Mar 1968
6-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 2004
Sep 1967–Mar 1968
7-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1974, 2004
Aug 1967–Mar 1968
8-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1978
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1972, 1980
Jul 1967–Mar 1968
9-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1962
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1958, 1972
Jun 1967–Mar 1968
10-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1962
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1958, 1971
May 1967–Mar 1968
11-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1962
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Apr 1967–Mar 1968
12-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1962
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1985
Oct 1966–Mar 1968
18-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1972, 1995, 1996
Apr 1966–Mar 1968
24-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1994
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 2009
Apr 1965–Mar 1968
36-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1978, 1984, 1987
Apr 1964–Mar 1968
48-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1996
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 1978, 1981, 1982, 1995, 1999
Apr 1963–Mar 1968
60-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1997
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1957, 2006
Ties: 1987, 2012

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