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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1996

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1996
1-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1947
Feb–Mar 1996
2-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1960
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jan–Mar 1996
3-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1947
Dec 1995–Mar 1996
4-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1950, 1986
Nov 1995–Mar 1996
5-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1977
Oct 1995–Mar 1996
6-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Sep 1995–Mar 1996
7-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1978
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Aug 1995–Mar 1996
8-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1978
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Jul 1995–Mar 1996
9-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jun 1995–Mar 1996
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
May 1995–Mar 1996
11-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Apr 1995–Mar 1996
12-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1970
Oct 1994–Mar 1996
18-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1968, 1972, 1995
Apr 1994–Mar 1996
24-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1994
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Apr 1993–Mar 1996
36-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2017
Apr 1992–Mar 1996
48-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1996
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Apr 1991–Mar 1996
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1997
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1957, 2006
Ties: 1952, 1980, 1981

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