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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1987

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1987
1-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
8.6°F
(4.7°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Jan–Feb 1987
2-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
6.2°F
(3.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 1992
Dec 1986–Feb 1987
3-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
5.3°F
(3.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1992
Ties: 1983
Nov 1986–Feb 1987
4-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Oct 1986–Feb 1987
5-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Sep 1986–Feb 1987
6-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1992
Aug 1986–Feb 1987
7-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1957, 2013
Jul 1986–Feb 1987
8-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1984
Jun 1986–Feb 1987
9-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1955, 1984, 1989
May 1986–Feb 1987
10-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Apr 1986–Feb 1987
11-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Mar 1986–Feb 1987
12-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1954, 1989
Sep 1985–Feb 1987
18-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1948, 1949, 1950, 1957, 1958, 1977, 1983, 1990
Mar 1985–Feb 1987
24-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1964
Mar 1984–Feb 1987
36-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1953, 1963
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Mar 1983–Feb 1987
48-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1955, 2012
Mar 1982–Feb 1987
60-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1963, 1970
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Ties: 1978, 1988

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