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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1982

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1982
1-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1958, 1971, 2008
Feb–Mar 1982
2-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 2015
Jan–Mar 1982
3-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Dec 1981–Mar 1982
4-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Nov 1981–Mar 1982
5-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 2008
Oct 1981–Mar 1982
6-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Sep 1981–Mar 1982
7-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 2010
Aug 1981–Mar 1982
8-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Jul 1981–Mar 1982
9-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1962
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1997
Jun 1981–Mar 1982
10-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1962
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
May 1981–Mar 1982
11-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1962
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1952, 1960, 1965
Apr 1981–Mar 1982
12-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1962
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1978
Oct 1980–Mar 1982
18-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1990
Apr 1980–Mar 1982
24-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1994
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1950, 1958, 2002
Apr 1979–Mar 1982
36-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1959, 1993, 2003
Apr 1978–Mar 1982
48-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1996
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2002
Ties: 1968, 1978, 1981, 1995, 1999
Apr 1977–Mar 1982
60-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1997
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1957, 2006

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