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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2014

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2014
1-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1960
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Mar 2014
2-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-7.8°F
(-4.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1960
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Jan–Mar 2014
3-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-7.1°F
(-4.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Dec 2013–Mar 2014
4-Month
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-6.7°F
(-3.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Ties: 2001
Nov 2013–Mar 2014
5-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Oct 2013–Mar 2014
6-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Sep 2013–Mar 2014
7-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 2001, 2019
Aug 2013–Mar 2014
8-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 2001
Jul 2013–Mar 2014
9-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1962
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Ties: 1960
Jun 2013–Mar 2014
10-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1962
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 1951, 1965, 1969
May 2013–Mar 2014
11-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1962
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 2010
Apr 2013–Mar 2014
12-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 1979
Oct 2012–Mar 2014
18-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 1985, 2009
Apr 2012–Mar 2014
24-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1994
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 1961, 1966
Apr 2011–Mar 2014
36-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 1992
Apr 2010–Mar 2014
48-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1996
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2002
Ties: 2005, 2013, 2017
Apr 2009–Mar 2014
60-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1997
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 1957, 2006
Ties: 2005

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