Climate at a Glance

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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2015

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2015
1-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1960
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Mar 2015
2-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1960
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Ties: 1982
Jan–Mar 2015
3-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Ties: 1977
Dec 2014–Mar 2015
4-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2014–Mar 2015
5-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Ties: 2003
Oct 2014–Mar 2015
6-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Sep 2014–Mar 2015
7-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 1950, 2009
Aug 2014–Mar 2015
8-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1978
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 1950, 1956
Jul 2014–Mar 2015
9-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Jun 2014–Mar 2015
10-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 1959
May 2014–Mar 2015
11-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 2003
Apr 2014–Mar 2015
12-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 2003
Oct 2013–Mar 2015
18-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2017
Apr 2013–Mar 2015
24-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1994
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2017
Ties: 1979
Apr 2012–Mar 2015
36-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2017
Ties: 1951, 1964, 1972
Apr 2011–Mar 2015
48-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1996
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2002
Ties: 2000
Apr 2010–Mar 2015
60-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1997
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 1957, 2006
Ties: 1956, 1990

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