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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 2018
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1977
Ties: 2008
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1965
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1965
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1949
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1970, 2001
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1962
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1975
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 2010
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1971, 2009
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012, 2017
Ties: 1958, 1963, 1977
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012, 2017
Ties: 1950
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1957, 2004
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1970
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1990, 1991
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1962, 1970
16th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1962, 1997
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002, 2006

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