Climate at a Glance

City Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, February 2012

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 2012
1-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1978
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2005 2017
Ties: 1990
Jan–Feb 2012
2-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 1992
Dec 2011–Feb 2012
3-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
5.5°F
(3.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1992
Ties: 2000
Nov 2011–Feb 2012
4-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Oct 2011–Feb 2012
5-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1954
Sep 2011–Feb 2012
6-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1978
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Aug 2011–Feb 2012
7-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1978
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Jul 2011–Feb 2012
8-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1954
Jun 2011–Feb 2012
9-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
May 2011–Feb 2012
10-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 2000, 2006, 2016
Apr 2011–Feb 2012
11-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1999
Mar 2011–Feb 2012
12-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1964
Sep 2010–Feb 2012
18-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1981, 2003
Mar 2010–Feb 2012
24-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1952
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1988, 1989, 1992
Mar 2009–Feb 2012
36-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1953, 1963
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2013
Ties: 1982, 2005
Mar 2008–Feb 2012
48-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1970
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2002
Ties: 1955, 1987
Mar 2007–Feb 2012
60-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1963, 1970
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/