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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1950

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1950
1-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-8.1°F
(-4.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1950, 2018
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1977
Ties: 2018
Mar–Apr 1950
2-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-7.7°F
(-4.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1965
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Feb–Apr 1950
3-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-6.7°F
(-3.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1965
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1947
Jan–Apr 1950
4-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Dec 1949–Apr 1950
5-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Nov 1949–Apr 1950
6-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962, 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Oct 1949–Apr 1950
7-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1986, 1994, 2019
Sep 1949–Apr 1950
8-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1952, 1982, 1996
Aug 1949–Apr 1950
9-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1975, 2014
Jul 1949–Apr 1950
10-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 2001
Jun 1949–Apr 1950
11-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012, 2017
May 1949–Apr 1950
12-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1962
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012, 2017
Ties: 1956
Nov 1948–Apr 1950
18-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952, 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1969, 1973
May 1948–Apr 1950
24-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1952
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1948, 2015
May 1947–Apr 1950
36-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1952, 1962
45th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1965, 1975
May 1946–Apr 1950
48-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
46th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/