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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1969

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1969
1-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1947
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2018
Ties: 2014
Apr–May 1969
2-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1997
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1977
Mar–May 1969
3-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1960
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–May 1969
4-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1947
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Jan–May 1969
5-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Dec 1968–May 1969
6-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Nov 1968–May 1969
7-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1965, 1996
Oct 1968–May 1969
8-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1951, 2001
Sep 1968–May 1969
9-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Aug 1968–May 1969
10-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1978
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Jul 1968–May 1969
11-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1965
Jun 1968–May 1969
12-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1951
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 2019
Dec 1967–May 1969
18-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1975
Jun 1967–May 1969
24-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1952, 1979, 1994
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1963
Jun 1966–May 1969
36-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1952
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1960, 1996
Jun 1965–May 1969
48-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1952
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 1961
Jun 1964–May 1969
60-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1997
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002, 2006
Ties: 1952, 1953, 1962, 1963

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