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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1976

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1976
1-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1960
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 2005
Feb–Mar 1976
2-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1960
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1973
Jan–Mar 1976
3-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1975–Mar 1976
4-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1975–Mar 1976
5-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1975–Mar 1976
6-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1954
Sep 1975–Mar 1976
7-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1978
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1987, 1992
Aug 1975–Mar 1976
8-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1978
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Jul 1975–Mar 1976
9-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1962
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1999
Jun 1975–Mar 1976
10-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1962
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
May 1975–Mar 1976
11-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1962
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Apr 1975–Mar 1976
12-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1962
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1981
Oct 1974–Mar 1976
18-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1989, 2005
Apr 1974–Mar 1976
24-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1994
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1949, 1965, 1977, 1984, 1991
Apr 1973–Mar 1976
36-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1954, 1965
Apr 1972–Mar 1976
48-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1996
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 1964
Apr 1971–Mar 1976
60-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1997
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1957, 2006
Ties: 1955, 1961, 1988

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