Climate at a Glance

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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1997

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1997
1-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1974
Jan–Feb 1997
2-Month
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1979
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1992
Dec 1996–Feb 1997
3-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1992
Ties: 1973
Nov 1996–Feb 1997
4-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2002
Ties: 1994
Oct 1996–Feb 1997
5-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2002
Ties: 1982, 2019
Sep 1996–Feb 1997
6-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1978
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1969
Aug 1996–Feb 1997
7-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1969
Jul 1996–Feb 1997
8-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1993
Jun 1996–Feb 1997
9-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1952, 1978
May 1996–Feb 1997
10-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1969, 1973, 1979, 1986
Apr 1996–Feb 1997
11-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1951
Mar 1996–Feb 1997
12-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1951
Sep 1995–Feb 1997
18-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1963, 1970
Mar 1995–Feb 1997
24-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1952
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 2010
Mar 1994–Feb 1997
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1953, 1963
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2013
Ties: 1964, 1980, 1986
Mar 1993–Feb 1997
48-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2002
Ties: 1952, 1953, 1973
Mar 1992–Feb 1997
60-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1963, 1970
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1962

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