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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2008

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2008
1-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1960
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1958, 1971, 1982
Feb–Mar 2008
2-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1960
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Jan–Mar 2008
3-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 1963, 1972, 1975
Dec 2007–Mar 2008
4-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 1951, 1970
Nov 2007–Mar 2008
5-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 1982
Oct 2007–Mar 2008
6-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Sep 2007–Mar 2008
7-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Aug 2007–Mar 2008
8-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1978
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 2009
Jul 2007–Mar 2008
9-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 1963
Jun 2007–Mar 2008
10-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 2003
May 2007–Mar 2008
11-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Apr 2007–Mar 2008
12-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Oct 2006–Mar 2008
18-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1979
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007, 2018, 2019
Apr 2006–Mar 2008
24-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1994
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007, 2018, 2019
Apr 2005–Mar 2008
36-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1979
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007, 2009, 2018, 2019
Apr 2004–Mar 2008
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1996
-- -- 2002
Ties: 2007, 2009, 2010, 2018, 2019
Apr 2003–Mar 2008
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1997
-- -- 1957, 2006
Ties: 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/