Climate at a Glance

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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1999

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1999
1-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1960
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Feb–Mar 1999
2-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
3.9°F
(2.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1960
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Jan–Mar 1999
3-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2012
Dec 1998–Mar 1999
4-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2012
Ties: 1998
Nov 1998–Mar 1999
5-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1987, 2006
Oct 1998–Mar 1999
6-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Sep 1998–Mar 1999
7-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.7°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1978
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 2006
Aug 1998–Mar 1999
8-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1978
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 2006
Jul 1998–Mar 1999
9-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1962
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1976
Jun 1998–Mar 1999
10-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1962
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1981
May 1998–Mar 1999
11-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1962
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Apr 1998–Mar 1999
12-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1962
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1964
Oct 1997–Mar 1999
18-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Apr 1997–Mar 1999
24-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1994
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Apr 1996–Mar 1999
36-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Ties: 1985, 2016
Apr 1995–Mar 1999
48-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1996
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Ties: 1968, 1978, 1981, 1982, 1995
Apr 1994–Mar 1999
60-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1997
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 1957, 2006
Ties: 1960, 1983

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