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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1951

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1951
1-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1978
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Jan–Feb 1951
2-Month
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1992
Ties: 1967
Dec 1950–Feb 1951
3-Month
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1992
Ties: 1972
Nov 1950–Feb 1951
4-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2002
Oct 1950–Feb 1951
5-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1952
Sep 1950–Feb 1951
6-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Aug 1950–Feb 1951
7-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 2014
Jul 1950–Feb 1951
8-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1997
Jun 1950–Feb 1951
9-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1979
May 1950–Feb 1951
10-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1952, 1986
Apr 1950–Feb 1951
11-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Mar 1950–Feb 1951
12-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Sep 1949–Feb 1951
18-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1997
Mar 1949–Feb 1951
24-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1970, 2015
Mar 1948–Feb 1951
36-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1953, 1963
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2013
Ties: 1967, 1968, 1969
Mar 1947–Feb 1951
48-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962, 1963
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2002
Ties: 1964, 1965, 1971
Mar 1946–Feb 1951
60-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1963
46th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1998

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