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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1948

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1948
1-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
4.1°F
(2.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 2018
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 1977
Mar–Apr 1948
2-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1965
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Apr 1948
3-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1965
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 2003
Jan–Apr 1948
4-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1947–Apr 1948
5-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1952, 1964, 1986
Nov 1947–Apr 1948
6-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1959
Oct 1947–Apr 1948
7-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1989, 2015
Sep 1947–Apr 1948
8-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1962
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1980
Aug 1947–Apr 1948
9-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1962
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1946, 1964, 2004
Jul 1947–Apr 1948
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1962
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1974, 1998
Jun 1947–Apr 1948
11-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1962
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2017
Ties: 1995
May 1947–Apr 1948
12-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1962
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2017
Ties: 1990, 2019
Nov 1946–Apr 1948
18-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
May 1946–Apr 1948
24-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
43rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1950, 2009

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/