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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1970

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1970
1-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1978
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Jan–Feb 1970
2-Month
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1992
Dec 1969–Feb 1970
3-Month
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1992
Nov 1969–Feb 1970
4-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 2019
Oct 1969–Feb 1970
5-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1969
Sep 1969–Feb 1970
6-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1963
Aug 1969–Feb 1970
7-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1978
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1963
Jul 1969–Feb 1970
8-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1962
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1968
Jun 1969–Feb 1970
9-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1962
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1969, 2014
May 1969–Feb 1970
10-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1962
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 2001
Apr 1969–Feb 1970
11-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1962
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 2001
Mar 1969–Feb 1970
12-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 2010
Sep 1968–Feb 1970
18-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1963, 1997
Mar 1968–Feb 1970
24-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1952
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Mar 1967–Feb 1970
36-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1953, 1963
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1952
Mar 1966–Feb 1970
48-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Mar 1965–Feb 1970
60-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1963, 1970
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1963

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