Climate at a Glance

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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2005

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2005
1-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1960
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2012
Ties: 1976
Feb–Mar 2005
2-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1960
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan–Mar 2005
3-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Dec 2004–Mar 2005
4-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Nov 2004–Mar 2005
5-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Oct 2004–Mar 2005
6-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1964
Sep 2004–Mar 2005
7-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1978
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Aug 2004–Mar 2005
8-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1978
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Jul 2004–Mar 2005
9-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1962
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2012
Ties: 1966, 2004
Jun 2004–Mar 2005
10-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2017
May 2004–Mar 2005
11-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1962
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2017
Ties: 1950, 1974, 2004
Apr 2004–Mar 2005
12-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1962
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Oct 2003–Mar 2005
18-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Ties: 1976, 1989
Apr 2003–Mar 2005
24-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1994
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Ties: 1981
Apr 2002–Mar 2005
36-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2017
Ties: 1949
Apr 2001–Mar 2005
48-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1996
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 2013, 2014, 2017
Apr 2000–Mar 2005
60-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1997
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 1957, 2006
Ties: 2014

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