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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2013

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2013
1-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Mar 2013
2-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1960
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Mar 2013
3-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2012–Mar 2013
4-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1989
Nov 2012–Mar 2013
5-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2012–Mar 2013
6-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1955, 1974
Sep 2012–Mar 2013
7-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1978
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Aug 2012–Mar 2013
8-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1978
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Jul 2012–Mar 2013
9-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1946, 1948
Jun 2012–Mar 2013
10-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
May 2012–Mar 2013
11-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Ties: 1983
Apr 2012–Mar 2013
12-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Ties: 1954
Oct 2011–Mar 2013
18-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2011–Mar 2013
24-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1994
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2010–Mar 2013
36-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2009–Mar 2013
48-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1996
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2005 2002
Ties: 2005, 2014, 2017
Apr 2008–Mar 2013
60-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1997
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 1957, 2006
Ties: 1959

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