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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1998

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1998
1-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1960
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Feb–Mar 1998
2-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1960
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Jan–Mar 1998
3-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Dec 1997–Mar 1998
4-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1999
Nov 1997–Mar 1998
5-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Oct 1997–Mar 1998
6-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Sep 1997–Mar 1998
7-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1978
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Aug 1997–Mar 1998
8-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1978
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Jul 1997–Mar 1998
9-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1962
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Jun 1997–Mar 1998
10-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1962
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1989
May 1997–Mar 1998
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1962
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Apr 1997–Mar 1998
12-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1962
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Oct 1996–Mar 1998
18-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1975, 1993, 2011
Apr 1996–Mar 1998
24-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1994
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1960
Apr 1995–Mar 1998
36-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1952, 1962, 1980
Apr 1994–Mar 1998
48-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1996
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Ties: 1953, 2011
Apr 1993–Mar 1998
60-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1997
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1957, 2006

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