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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1981
1-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jan–Feb 1981
2-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1992
Ties: 1999
Dec 1980–Feb 1981
3-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1992
Nov 1980–Feb 1981
4-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 2013
Oct 1980–Feb 1981
5-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1961
Sep 1980–Feb 1981
6-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1961, 2013
Aug 1980–Feb 1981
7-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1948
Jul 1980–Feb 1981
8-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1964
Jun 1980–Feb 1981
9-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
May 1980–Feb 1981
10-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1983, 1989
Apr 1980–Feb 1981
11-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1989
Mar 1980–Feb 1981
12-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1988
Sep 1979–Feb 1981
18-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 2003, 2012
Mar 1979–Feb 1981
24-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1956, 1975, 1983
Mar 1978–Feb 1981
36-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1953, 1963
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1959, 1974, 1975
Mar 1977–Feb 1981
48-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1970
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1959, 1995, 1999
Mar 1976–Feb 1981
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1963, 1970
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1961, 1967, 1968, 1979, 1980

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