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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1988
1-Month
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 2003
Jan–Feb 1988
2-Month
22.0°F
(-5.6°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1992
Dec 1987–Feb 1988
3-Month
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1992
Ties: 1996
Nov 1987–Feb 1988
4-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Oct 1987–Feb 1988
5-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Sep 1987–Feb 1988
6-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1975
Aug 1987–Feb 1988
7-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1996
Jul 1987–Feb 1988
8-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 2008
Jun 1987–Feb 1988
9-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1972
May 1987–Feb 1988
10-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1950, 1961, 1974, 2005
Apr 1987–Feb 1988
11-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1955
Mar 1987–Feb 1988
12-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1981
Sep 1986–Feb 1988
18-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Mar 1986–Feb 1988
24-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1989, 1992, 2012
Mar 1985–Feb 1988
36-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1953, 1963
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2013
Ties: 1976, 1991
Mar 1984–Feb 1988
48-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1970
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2002
Ties: 1950, 1958, 1977
Mar 1983–Feb 1988
60-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1963, 1970
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1978, 1987

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