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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1952

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1952
1-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 2018
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1977
Ties: 1978
Mar–Apr 1952
2-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1965
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Feb–Apr 1952
3-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1965
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1995
Jan–Apr 1952
4-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1951–Apr 1952
5-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1948, 1964, 1986
Nov 1951–Apr 1952
6-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1994
Oct 1951–Apr 1952
7-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1973, 1975
Sep 1951–Apr 1952
8-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1962
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1950
Aug 1951–Apr 1952
9-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1962
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Jul 1951–Apr 1952
10-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1962
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Jun 1951–Apr 1952
11-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1962
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012, 2017
Ties: 1978, 1994
May 1951–Apr 1952
12-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1962
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012, 2017
Ties: 1960
Nov 1950–Apr 1952
18-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2017
May 1950–Apr 1952
24-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2017
May 1949–Apr 1952
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2017
Ties: 1962
May 1948–Apr 1952
48-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962, 1970
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2002
Ties: 1953, 1963
May 1947–Apr 1952
60-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962, 1997
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2002, 2006

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