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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1952

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1952
1-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
5.2°F
(2.8°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1983
Jan–Feb 1952
2-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 1992
Ties: 1953
Dec 1951–Feb 1952
3-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1992
Ties: 1947, 1960
Nov 1951–Feb 1952
4-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2002
Ties: 1971
Oct 1951–Feb 1952
5-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2002
Ties: 1951
Sep 1951–Feb 1952
6-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2017
Ties: 1956, 1985
Aug 1951–Feb 1952
7-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2017
Jul 1951–Feb 1952
8-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1962
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1963
Jun 1951–Feb 1952
9-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2017
Ties: 1978, 1997
May 1951–Feb 1952
10-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1962
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Apr 1951–Feb 1952
11-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1962
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1993
Mar 1951–Feb 1952
12-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2017
Sep 1950–Feb 1952
18-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2017
Mar 1950–Feb 1952
24-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2017
Mar 1949–Feb 1952
36-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1953, 1963
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2013
Ties: 1970
Mar 1948–Feb 1952
48-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2002
Ties: 1953, 1973, 1997
Mar 1947–Feb 1952
60-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1963, 1970
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2017
Ties: 1972

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