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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1971

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1971
1-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1978
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1950
Jan–Feb 1971
2-Month
20.6°F
(-6.3°C)
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1992
Dec 1970–Feb 1971
3-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1992
Ties: 2009
Nov 1970–Feb 1971
4-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1952
Oct 1970–Feb 1971
5-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Sep 1970–Feb 1971
6-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1949, 2011
Aug 1970–Feb 1971
7-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Jul 1970–Feb 1971
8-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1962
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Jun 1970–Feb 1971
9-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1962
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1975, 1996, 2019
May 1970–Feb 1971
10-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1962
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1956, 2011
Apr 1970–Feb 1971
11-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1962
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1990, 1991
Mar 1970–Feb 1971
12-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1962
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1972, 1980, 2019
Sep 1969–Feb 1971
18-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 2014
Mar 1969–Feb 1971
24-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1952
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1968, 1973, 1980, 1986
Mar 1968–Feb 1971
36-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1953, 1963
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2013
Ties: 1968
Mar 1967–Feb 1971
48-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1969
Mar 1966–Feb 1971
60-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1963, 1970
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1969, 1973

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