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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1974

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1974
1-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1997
Jan–Feb 1974
2-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1992
Dec 1973–Feb 1974
3-Month
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1992
Nov 1973–Feb 1974
4-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1946, 1958
Oct 1973–Feb 1974
5-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2002
Ties: 1950, 1955
Sep 1973–Feb 1974
6-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Aug 1973–Feb 1974
7-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1989
Jul 1973–Feb 1974
8-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1962
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Jun 1973–Feb 1974
9-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1962
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1948, 1995
May 1973–Feb 1974
10-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1962
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1950, 1961, 1988, 2005
Apr 1973–Feb 1974
11-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1962
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1953
Mar 1973–Feb 1974
12-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1962
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1983
Sep 1972–Feb 1974
18-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Mar 1972–Feb 1974
24-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1985
Mar 1971–Feb 1974
36-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1953, 1963
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2013
Ties: 1959, 1975, 1981
Mar 1970–Feb 1974
48-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 1975, 1998, 2011
Mar 1969–Feb 1974
60-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1963, 1970
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1964

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