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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1950

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1950
1-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1978
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Jan–Feb 1950
2-Month
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1992
Ties: 1958
Dec 1949–Feb 1950
3-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1992
Nov 1949–Feb 1950
4-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002
Oct 1949–Feb 1950
5-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1955
Sep 1949–Feb 1950
6-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1962
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1968, 2008
Aug 1949–Feb 1950
7-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1962
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1949, 2003, 2009, 2015
Jul 1949–Feb 1950
8-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1962
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 2003
Jun 1949–Feb 1950
9-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1962
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1990
May 1949–Feb 1950
10-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1962
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1961, 1991
Apr 1949–Feb 1950
11-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1962
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1956, 1991
Mar 1949–Feb 1950
12-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1962
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1971, 1975
Sep 1948–Feb 1950
18-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1948, 1949, 1958
Mar 1948–Feb 1950
24-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1952
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 2011
Mar 1947–Feb 1950
36-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest to Date 1953, 1963
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2013
Ties: 1994, 2011
Mar 1946–Feb 1950
48-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962, 1963
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1958, 1974, 1975, 1981, 1986, 1999, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/