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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1953

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1953
1-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Jan–Feb 1953
2-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1992
Ties: 1952
Dec 1952–Feb 1953
3-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 1992
Nov 1952–Feb 1953
4-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Oct 1952–Feb 1953
5-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002
Ties: 1980
Sep 1952–Feb 1953
6-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1947
Aug 1952–Feb 1953
7-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Jul 1952–Feb 1953
8-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Jun 1952–Feb 1953
9-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1991
May 1952–Feb 1953
10-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Apr 1952–Feb 1953
11-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1974
Mar 1952–Feb 1953
12-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1990
Sep 1951–Feb 1953
18-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Mar 1951–Feb 1953
24-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2017
Mar 1950–Feb 1953
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1953, 1963
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2013
Ties: 1963
Mar 1949–Feb 1953
48-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1970
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2002
Ties: 1952, 1973, 1997
Mar 1948–Feb 1953
60-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1963, 1970
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2017

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/