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February Des Moines Weather
Record High: 73°F
Normal High: 35°F
Normal Low: 18°F
Record Low: -17°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 1.19"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 1.64"
Avg Monthly Snow: 7.3"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 8"

Des Moines Weather In February

The hottest day in Des Moines Iowa in February for the past 71 years was 73 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently measured on February 29, 1972, while the standard high temperature is 35. The coldest February day in Des Moines for the past 71 years was -17 registered on February 15, 1958, and the average low daily temperature is 18.

United States National Weather Service historical Des Moines February weather data indicates that on February 26, 1962, the measured high temperature did not exceed 1 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Des Moines in the past 71 years. Weather Service records additionally indicate that on February 9, 1966, the low for the day was not measured below 44 degrees, the highest low temperature recorded in Des Moines in the last 71 years.

National Weather Service data shows that the high temperature in Des Moines on February First averages 29 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of February averages 40 degrees. The average recorded low temperature in Des Moines on February First is 14 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low on the last day of February is 23 degrees.

Des Moines usually receives an average of 1.19 inches of rain during February. The most rain recorded in a single day, as shown by February Des Moines Weather data, was 1.64 inches on February 1, 1973. Des Moines receives an average of 7.3 inches of snow in February.On February 13, 1950 Des Moines received 8 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in February.