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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1977

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1977
1-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1960
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Feb–Mar 1977
2-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1960
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Mar 1977
3-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 2015
Dec 1976–Mar 1977
4-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1948
Nov 1976–Mar 1977
5-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1996
Oct 1976–Mar 1977
6-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Sep 1976–Mar 1977
7-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1978
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Aug 1976–Mar 1977
8-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jul 1976–Mar 1977
9-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1962
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jun 1976–Mar 1977
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1962
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1997
May 1976–Mar 1977
11-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1962
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1986
Apr 1976–Mar 1977
12-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1962
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1965
Oct 1975–Mar 1977
18-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1958, 1967
Apr 1975–Mar 1977
24-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1994
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1949, 1965, 1976, 1984, 1991
Apr 1974–Mar 1977
36-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1974
Apr 1973–Mar 1977
48-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1996
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Apr 1972–Mar 1977
60-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1997
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1957, 2006
Ties: 1964, 1965, 1966, 1995

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