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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1985

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1985
1-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1975
Jan–Feb 1985
2-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
-5.9°F
(-3.2°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1992
Dec 1984–Feb 1985
3-Month
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1992
Nov 1984–Feb 1985
4-Month
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2002
Oct 1984–Feb 1985
5-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2002
Ties: 1993, 2015
Sep 1984–Feb 1985
6-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1952, 1956
Aug 1984–Feb 1985
7-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Jul 1984–Feb 1985
8-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1967
Jun 1984–Feb 1985
9-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1958
May 1984–Feb 1985
10-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Apr 1984–Feb 1985
11-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1962
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Mar 1984–Feb 1985
12-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1962
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1963, 2015
Sep 1983–Feb 1985
18-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1961, 1978
Mar 1983–Feb 1985
24-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1974
Mar 1982–Feb 1985
36-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1953, 1963
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1965, 1966, 1978, 1999
Mar 1981–Feb 1985
48-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1970
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2002
Ties: 1976, 1978
Mar 1980–Feb 1985
60-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1963, 1970
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 2000, 2001

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