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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2017

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2017
1-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1960
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Feb–Mar 2017
2-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
6.1°F
(3.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1960
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1987
Jan–Mar 2017
3-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
5.5°F
(3.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1987
Dec 2016–Mar 2017
4-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Nov 2016–Mar 2017
5-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2016–Mar 2017
6-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
5.3°F
(3.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Sep 2016–Mar 2017
7-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1978
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Aug 2016–Mar 2017
8-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1978
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 2016–Mar 2017
9-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1962
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2016–Mar 2017
10-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1962
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
May 2016–Mar 2017
11-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1962
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2016–Mar 2017
12-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1962
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Oct 2015–Mar 2017
18-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2015–Mar 2017
24-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1994
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2014–Mar 2017
36-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2013–Mar 2017
48-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1996
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2002
Ties: 2005, 2013, 2014
Apr 2012–Mar 2017
60-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1997
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1957, 2006
Ties: 2002, 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/