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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1960

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1960
1-Month
20.9°F
(-6.2°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-7.7°F
(-4.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 2008
Jan–Feb 1960
2-Month
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1992
Dec 1959–Feb 1960
3-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1992
Ties: 1947, 1952
Nov 1959–Feb 1960
4-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2002
Ties: 1959, 1993
Oct 1959–Feb 1960
5-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2002
Sep 1959–Feb 1960
6-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1965
Aug 1959–Feb 1960
7-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 2003, 2009, 2015
Jul 1959–Feb 1960
8-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 2019
Jun 1959–Feb 1960
9-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1962
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1967
May 1959–Feb 1960
10-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1962
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1958, 1965, 1996
Apr 1959–Feb 1960
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1962
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1958, 1963
Mar 1959–Feb 1960
12-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1962
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1958, 1961, 1996, 2003
Sep 1958–Feb 1960
18-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1967
Mar 1958–Feb 1960
24-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1952
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1959, 1995, 1998
Mar 1957–Feb 1960
36-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1953, 1963
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2013
Ties: 1961, 1972, 1973
Mar 1956–Feb 1960
48-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1970
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2002
Ties: 1979
Mar 1955–Feb 1960
60-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1963, 1970
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1977, 1994, 1996

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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/