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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 2004

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 2004
1-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1978
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Jan–Feb 2004
2-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1992
Ties: 1975, 1980, 1996
Dec 2003–Feb 2004
3-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1992
Nov 2003–Feb 2004
4-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1947
Oct 2003–Feb 2004
5-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Sep 2003–Feb 2004
6-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1978
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Aug 2003–Feb 2004
7-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Jul 2003–Feb 2004
8-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Jun 2003–Feb 2004
9-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
May 2003–Feb 2004
10-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1948, 1980, 2008
Apr 2003–Feb 2004
11-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1998
Mar 2003–Feb 2004
12-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1956, 1984
Sep 2002–Feb 2004
18-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Mar 2002–Feb 2004
24-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1952
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Mar 2001–Feb 2004
36-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1953, 1963
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2013
Ties: 1955, 1983
Mar 2000–Feb 2004
48-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1970
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2002
Ties: 1983
Mar 1999–Feb 2004
60-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1963, 1970
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Ties: 1990

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