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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1993

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1993
1-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Feb–Mar 1993
2-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-5.3°F
(-2.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1960
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Jan–Mar 1993
3-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Dec 1992–Mar 1993
4-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Nov 1992–Mar 1993
5-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1948
Oct 1992–Mar 1993
6-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1951
Sep 1992–Mar 1993
7-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Aug 1992–Mar 1993
8-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1960, 1986, 1994
Jul 1992–Mar 1993
9-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1962
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Jun 1992–Mar 1993
10-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1962
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1979, 2001
May 1992–Mar 1993
11-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1962
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1969, 1979, 1994
Apr 1992–Mar 1993
12-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1951
Oct 1991–Mar 1993
18-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1975, 1998, 2011
Apr 1991–Mar 1993
24-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1994
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 2004
Apr 1990–Mar 1993
36-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1959, 1982, 2003
Apr 1989–Mar 1993
48-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1996
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2002
Apr 1988–Mar 1993
60-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1997
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 1957, 2006
Ties: 1989

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