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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1961

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1961
1-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1978
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Jan–Feb 1961
2-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1992
Dec 1960–Feb 1961
3-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1992
Nov 1960–Feb 1961
4-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2002
Oct 1960–Feb 1961
5-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2002
Ties: 1981
Sep 1960–Feb 1961
6-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1978
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1981, 2013
Aug 1960–Feb 1961
7-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1978
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1995
Jul 1960–Feb 1961
8-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1962
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Jun 1960–Feb 1961
9-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1962
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
May 1960–Feb 1961
10-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1962
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1950, 1974, 1988, 2005
Apr 1960–Feb 1961
11-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1962
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 2011
Mar 1960–Feb 1961
12-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1962
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1958, 1960, 1996, 2003
Sep 1959–Feb 1961
18-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1978, 1985
Mar 1959–Feb 1961
24-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1952
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Mar 1958–Feb 1961
36-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1953, 1963
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1960, 1972, 1973
Mar 1957–Feb 1961
48-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1970
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2002
Ties: 1954, 1965
Mar 1956–Feb 1961
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1963, 1970
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1967, 1968, 1979, 1980, 1981

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