Climate at a Glance

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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2018

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2018
1-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1960
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–Mar 2018
2-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1960
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Mar 2018
3-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1979
-- -- 2012
Ties: 2007
Dec 2017–Mar 2018
4-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1979
-- -- 2012
Ties: 2007
Nov 2017–Mar 2018
5-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962, 1979
-- -- 2012
Ties: 2007
Oct 2017–Mar 2018
6-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1979
-- -- 2012
Ties: 2007
Sep 2017–Mar 2018
7-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007
Aug 2017–Mar 2018
8-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007
Jul 2017–Mar 2018
9-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962
-- -- 2012
Ties: 2007
Jun 2017–Mar 2018
10-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007
May 2017–Mar 2018
11-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007
Apr 2017–Mar 2018
12-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007
Oct 2016–Mar 2018
18-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1979
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2019
Apr 2016–Mar 2018
24-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1952
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2019
Apr 2015–Mar 2018
36-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1970
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2019
Apr 2014–Mar 2018
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1970
-- -- 2002
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2019
Apr 2013–Mar 2018
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962
-- -- 2006

Citing This Page

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