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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1994

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1994
1-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1960
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1997, 2010
Feb–Mar 1994
2-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1960
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1988
Jan–Mar 1994
3-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2012
Ties: 1971, 2010
Dec 1993–Mar 1994
4-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2012
Nov 1993–Mar 1994
5-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1997
Oct 1993–Mar 1994
6-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2012
Ties: 1984
Sep 1993–Mar 1994
7-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Aug 1993–Mar 1994
8-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Ties: 1960, 1986, 1993
Jul 1993–Mar 1994
9-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1962
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1965
Jun 1993–Mar 1994
10-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1962
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1978
May 1993–Mar 1994
11-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1962
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Ties: 1969, 1979, 1993
Apr 1993–Mar 1994
12-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Oct 1992–Mar 1994
18-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Apr 1992–Mar 1994
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1994
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Apr 1991–Mar 1994
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Ties: 1960, 1986
Apr 1990–Mar 1994
48-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1996
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2002
Ties: 1975
Apr 1989–Mar 1994
60-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1997
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 1957, 2006
Ties: 1953, 1974, 1975, 1986

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