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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2012

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2012
1-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
15.3°F
(8.5°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1960
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Mar 2012
2-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
9.7°F
(5.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1960
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Mar 2012
3-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
8.7°F
(4.8°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2011–Mar 2012
4-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
8.0°F
(4.5°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2011–Mar 2012
5-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
6.9°F
(3.9°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 2011–Mar 2012
6-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
6.2°F
(3.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 2011–Mar 2012
7-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1978
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Aug 2011–Mar 2012
8-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
4.4°F
(2.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1978
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 2011–Mar 2012
9-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
4.4°F
(2.5°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jun 2011–Mar 2012
10-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
May 2011–Mar 2012
11-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2011–Mar 2012
12-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Oct 2010–Mar 2012
18-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1955
Apr 2010–Mar 2012
24-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1994
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Apr 2009–Mar 2012
36-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1958, 1991
Apr 2008–Mar 2012
48-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1996
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2002
Ties: 1967, 1988, 2004
Apr 2007–Mar 2012
60-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1997
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 1957, 2006
Ties: 1968, 1987

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  • 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/