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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1996

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1996
1-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1978
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Jan–Feb 1996
2-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1992
Ties: 1975, 1980, 2004
Dec 1995–Feb 1996
3-Month
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1992
Ties: 1988
Nov 1995–Feb 1996
4-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Ties: 2015
Oct 1995–Feb 1996
5-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Ties: 2008
Sep 1995–Feb 1996
6-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1978
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1993, 2019
Aug 1995–Feb 1996
7-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1988
Jul 1995–Feb 1996
8-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1958, 1972
Jun 1995–Feb 1996
9-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1971, 1975, 2019
May 1995–Feb 1996
10-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1958, 1960, 1965
Apr 1995–Feb 1996
11-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1959
Mar 1995–Feb 1996
12-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1958, 1960, 1961, 2003
Sep 1994–Feb 1996
18-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1965
Mar 1994–Feb 1996
24-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1952
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Ties: 1991
Mar 1993–Feb 1996
36-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1953, 1963
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2013
Ties: 1951, 1998, 2010, 2011
Mar 1992–Feb 1996
48-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Ties: 1972
Mar 1991–Feb 1996
60-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1963, 1970
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1960, 1977, 1994

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