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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2011

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2011
1-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1960
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Feb–Mar 2011
2-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1960
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 2007
Jan–Mar 2011
3-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Dec 2010–Mar 2011
4-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Nov 2010–Mar 2011
5-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1949
Oct 2010–Mar 2011
6-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1963
Sep 2010–Mar 2011
7-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2017
Aug 2010–Mar 2011
8-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1978
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Jul 2010–Mar 2011
9-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1962
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 1950
Jun 2010–Mar 2011
10-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1962
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1956
May 2010–Mar 2011
11-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1962
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1971, 1972
Apr 2010–Mar 2011
12-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1962
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1949, 1950
Oct 2009–Mar 2011
18-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1975, 1993, 1998
Apr 2009–Mar 2011
24-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1994
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2017
Ties: 1995
Apr 2008–Mar 2011
36-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1997
Apr 2007–Mar 2011
48-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1996
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2002
Ties: 1953, 1998
Apr 2006–Mar 2011
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1997
-- -- 1957, 2006
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

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