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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2010

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2010
1-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1960
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1994, 1997
Feb–Mar 2010
2-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1960
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1955
Jan–Mar 2010
3-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1971, 1994
Dec 2009–Mar 2010
4-Month
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1984
Nov 2009–Mar 2010
5-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1975
Oct 2009–Mar 2010
6-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Sep 2009–Mar 2010
7-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2017
Ties: 1982
Aug 2009–Mar 2010
8-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2017
Jul 2009–Mar 2010
9-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1969, 2001, 2019
Jun 2009–Mar 2010
10-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2017
May 2009–Mar 2010
11-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2017
Ties: 2014
Apr 2009–Mar 2010
12-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2017
Ties: 1969
Oct 2008–Mar 2010
18-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2017
Apr 2008–Mar 2010
24-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1994
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2017
Ties: 1963
Apr 2007–Mar 2010
36-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1953, 1969, 1971
Apr 2006–Mar 2010
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1996
-- -- 2002
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2018, 2019
Apr 2005–Mar 2010
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1997
-- -- 1957, 2006
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/