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October Weather In Des Moines  
October Des Moines Weather
Record High: 95°F
Normal High: 64°F
Normal Low: 42°F
Record Low: 19°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 2.62"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 2.45"
Avg Monthly Snow: 0.3"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 2.2"

Des Moines Weather In October

The highest recorded temperature for Des Moines for the past 71 years in October was 95 degrees Fahrenheit, registered on October 22, 1963, and the typical high is 64. The coldest day reported in Des Moines in October for the past 71 years was 19 on October 8, 1952, while the typical low recorded temperature is 42.

According to National Weather Service historical Des Moines October Weather data, on October 25, 1957, the high temperature did not exceed 34 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Des Moines in the past 71 years. Weather Service records also indicate that on October 18, 1971, the low temperature for the day was not measured below 73 degrees, the highest low measured in Des Moines in the last 71 years.

NWS data indicates that the daily high temperature in Des Moines on October First averages 74 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the last day of October averages 58 degrees. The low measured temperature in Des Moines on October First averages 51 degrees and the low on the last day of the month averages 38 degrees.

Des Moines usually receives an average of 2.62 inches of precipitation during the month. According to October Des Moines Weather records, the most rain measured in a single day in October was 2.45 inches on October 8, 1970. Des Moines averages 0.3 inches of snow in October. The highest snowfall on a single day in October was 2.2 inches on October 26, 1967.