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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1969

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1969
1-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-10.4°F
(-5.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1960
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Mar 1969
2-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1960
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Jan–Mar 1969
3-Month
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-5.7°F
(-3.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Dec 1968–Mar 1969
4-Month
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Nov 1968–Mar 1969
5-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Oct 1968–Mar 1969
6-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Sep 1968–Mar 1969
7-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Aug 1968–Mar 1969
8-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1978
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Jul 1968–Mar 1969
9-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 2001, 2010, 2019
Jun 1968–Mar 1969
10-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1962
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1951, 1965, 2014
May 1968–Mar 1969
11-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1979, 1993, 1994
Apr 1968–Mar 1969
12-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 2010
Oct 1967–Mar 1969
18-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1986
Apr 1967–Mar 1969
24-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1994
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Apr 1966–Mar 1969
36-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1953, 1971, 2010
Apr 1965–Mar 1969
48-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1996
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1965, 1973, 1979
Apr 1964–Mar 1969
60-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1997
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1957, 2006
Ties: 1970, 1979

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