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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1984

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1984
1-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-8.0°F
(-4.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1960
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Feb–Mar 1984
2-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1960
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 2006
Jan–Mar 1984
3-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Dec 1983–Mar 1984
4-Month
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 2010
Nov 1983–Mar 1984
5-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Oct 1983–Mar 1984
6-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1994
Sep 1983–Mar 1984
7-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1978
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1975
Aug 1983–Mar 1984
8-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1985, 1988
Jul 1983–Mar 1984
9-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1967
Jun 1983–Mar 1984
10-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1972
May 1983–Mar 1984
11-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1949
Apr 1983–Mar 1984
12-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1959, 1967, 1980
Oct 1982–Mar 1984
18-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1956
Apr 1982–Mar 1984
24-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1994
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Ties: 1949, 1965, 1976, 1977, 1991
Apr 1981–Mar 1984
36-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1968, 1978, 1987
Apr 1980–Mar 1984
48-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1996
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Ties: 1966, 1983
Apr 1979–Mar 1984
60-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1997
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1957, 2006
Ties: 1967, 1985, 2000, 2001

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