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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2001

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2001
1-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-6.8°F
(-3.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Feb–Mar 2001
2-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-6.8°F
(-3.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1960
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan–Mar 2001
3-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2000–Mar 2001
4-Month
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-6.6°F
(-3.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 2014
Nov 2000–Mar 2001
5-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-6.3°F
(-3.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Oct 2000–Mar 2001
6-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Sep 2000–Mar 2001
7-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 2014, 2019
Aug 2000–Mar 2001
8-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 2014
Jul 2000–Mar 2001
9-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1962
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1969, 2010, 2019
Jun 2000–Mar 2001
10-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1962
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1979, 1993
May 2000–Mar 2001
11-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Apr 2000–Mar 2001
12-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1962
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1952
Oct 1999–Mar 2001
18-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1947, 1991
Apr 1999–Mar 2001
24-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1994
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Apr 1998–Mar 2001
36-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 2004
Apr 1997–Mar 2001
48-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1996
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2002
Ties: 1958, 1989, 1991, 2003
Apr 1996–Mar 2001
60-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1997
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1957, 2006
Ties: 1967, 1984, 1985, 2000

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