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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2009

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2009
1-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1960
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1988
Feb–Mar 2009
2-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1960
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2005 2012
Jan–Mar 2009
3-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 1974
Dec 2008–Mar 2009
4-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Nov 2008–Mar 2009
5-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Oct 2008–Mar 2009
6-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 1985
Sep 2008–Mar 2009
7-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1950, 2015
Aug 2008–Mar 2009
8-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1978
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 2008
Jul 2008–Mar 2009
9-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 2003
Jun 2008–Mar 2009
10-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
May 2008–Mar 2009
11-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Apr 2008–Mar 2009
12-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Oct 2007–Mar 2009
18-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1985, 2014
Apr 2007–Mar 2009
24-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1994
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1968
Apr 2006–Mar 2009
36-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1979
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2018, 2019
Apr 2005–Mar 2009
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1996
-- -- 2002
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2010, 2018, 2019
Apr 2004–Mar 2009
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1997
-- -- 1957, 2006
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/