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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1983

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1983
1-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1960
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Feb–Mar 1983
2-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1960
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jan–Mar 1983
3-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 2016
Dec 1982–Mar 1983
4-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1982–Mar 1983
5-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1982–Mar 1983
6-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Sep 1982–Mar 1983
7-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1978
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Aug 1982–Mar 1983
8-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1978
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jul 1982–Mar 1983
9-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jun 1982–Mar 1983
10-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1955
May 1982–Mar 1983
11-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 2013
Apr 1982–Mar 1983
12-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1961
Oct 1981–Mar 1983
18-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Ties: 1950, 1974, 2004
Apr 1981–Mar 1983
24-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1994
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Ties: 1948, 1972
Apr 1980–Mar 1983
36-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Apr 1979–Mar 1983
48-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1996
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2002
Ties: 1966, 1984
Apr 1978–Mar 1983
60-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1997
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1957, 2006
Ties: 1960, 1999

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