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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1954

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1954
1-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 2018
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1977
Ties: 1986
Mar–Apr 1954
2-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1965
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1966
Feb–Apr 1954
3-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1965
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Apr 1954
4-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1983
Dec 1953–Apr 1954
5-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Nov 1953–Apr 1954
6-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1953–Apr 1954
7-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1953–Apr 1954
8-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1987
Aug 1953–Apr 1954
9-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1981
Jul 1953–Apr 1954
10-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1999
Jun 1953–Apr 1954
11-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2017
May 1953–Apr 1954
12-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2017
Ties: 1999
Nov 1952–Apr 1954
18-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1955
May 1952–Apr 1954
24-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2003
May 1951–Apr 1954
36-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1970
30th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1981
May 1950–Apr 1954
48-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962, 1970
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2002
Ties: 1960, 1975, 2011
May 1949–Apr 1954
60-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1962, 1997
47th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002, 2006
Ties: 1960, 1979

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