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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1978
1-Month
14.7°F
(-9.6°C)
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
-13.8°F
(-7.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jan–Feb 1978
2-Month
13.6°F
(-10.2°C)
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
-12.8°F
(-7.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1992
Dec 1977–Feb 1978
3-Month
17.2°F
(-8.2°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
-9.3°F
(-5.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1992
Nov 1977–Feb 1978
4-Month
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Oct 1977–Feb 1978
5-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Sep 1977–Feb 1978
6-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Aug 1977–Feb 1978
7-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jul 1977–Feb 1978
8-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1962
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1977, 1986
Jun 1977–Feb 1978
9-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1962
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1952, 1997
May 1977–Feb 1978
10-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1962
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 2015
Apr 1977–Feb 1978
11-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1962
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1975, 2019
Mar 1977–Feb 1978
12-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1962
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1950
Sep 1976–Feb 1978
18-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1961, 1985
Mar 1976–Feb 1978
24-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 2011
Mar 1975–Feb 1978
36-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1953, 1963
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013
Ties: 1965, 1966, 1985, 1999
Mar 1974–Feb 1978
48-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1970
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1976, 1985
Mar 1973–Feb 1978
60-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963, 1970
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1987, 1988

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