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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1990

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1990
1-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1960
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1985
Feb–Mar 1990
2-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1960
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–Mar 1990
3-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Dec 1989–Mar 1990
4-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Nov 1989–Mar 1990
5-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Oct 1989–Mar 1990
6-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1991
Sep 1989–Mar 1990
7-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1978
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Aug 1989–Mar 1990
8-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1989
Jul 1989–Mar 1990
9-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1962
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Jun 1989–Mar 1990
10-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1962
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1950, 1988
May 1989–Mar 1990
11-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1963
Apr 1989–Mar 1990
12-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Oct 1988–Mar 1990
18-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1982
Apr 1988–Mar 1990
24-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1994
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Apr 1987–Mar 1990
36-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Apr 1986–Mar 1990
48-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1996
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2002
Apr 1985–Mar 1990
60-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1997
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1957, 2006
Ties: 1956, 2015

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/