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March Weather In Des Moines  
March Des Moines Weather
Record High: 83°F
Normal High: 48°F
Normal Low: 29°F
Record Low: -19°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 2.21"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 1.49"
Avg Monthly Snow: 6.1"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 5.7"

Des Moines Weather In March

The hottest day in Des Moines Iowa in March for the past 71 years was 83 degrees Fahrenheit, measured on March 7, 1968, and the typical high is 48. The lowest documented temperature in March for Des Moines for the past 71 years was -19 measured on March 2, 1962, while the regular low temperature for a given day during the month is 29.

United States National Weather Service historical Des Moines March Weather data shows that on March 1, 1962, the high temperature did not exceed 8 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Des Moines in the past 71 years. NWS weather data additionally shows that on March 30, 1967, the lowest recorded temperature on that day did not drop below 63 degrees, the highest low measured in Des Moines in the last 71 years.

National Weather Service data shows that the high temperature in Des Moines on March First averages 41 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of March averages 55 degrees. The average daily low temperature in Des Moines on March First is 22 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low on the last day of March is 36 degrees.

Des Moines typically receives an average of 2.21 inches of rain during the month. March Des Moines Weather records show that on March 26, 1959 Des Moines received 1.49 inches of rain, the most rain measured in a single day in March. Des Moines averages 6.1 inches of snow in March.On March 2, 1965 Des Moines received 5.7 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in March.