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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1991

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1991
1-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1960
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1986
Feb–Mar 1991
2-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
4.9°F
(2.8°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1960
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–Mar 1991
3-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2012
Ties: 1964
Dec 1990–Mar 1991
4-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2012
Nov 1990–Mar 1991
5-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1979
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Oct 1990–Mar 1991
6-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2012
Ties: 1990
Sep 1990–Mar 1991
7-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1978
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1946
Aug 1990–Mar 1991
8-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1978
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1946, 1995
Jul 1990–Mar 1991
9-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1962
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1995
Jun 1990–Mar 1991
10-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1962
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1948, 1974
May 1990–Mar 1991
11-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1962
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Apr 1990–Mar 1991
12-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1962
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1974
Oct 1989–Mar 1991
18-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1979
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1947, 2001
Apr 1989–Mar 1991
24-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1994
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2017
Ties: 1949, 1965, 1976, 1977, 1984
Apr 1988–Mar 1991
36-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2017
Ties: 1958, 2012
Apr 1987–Mar 1991
48-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1996
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2002
Ties: 1958, 1989, 2001, 2003
Apr 1986–Mar 1991
60-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1997
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1957, 2006

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