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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1957

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1957
1-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 2018
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1977
Ties: 1990, 2014
Mar–Apr 1957
2-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1965
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1971, 1997
Feb–Apr 1957
3-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1965
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1968
Jan–Apr 1957
4-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Dec 1956–Apr 1957
5-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1980, 1985, 1988
Nov 1956–Apr 1957
6-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1967
Oct 1956–Apr 1957
7-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1955
Sep 1956–Apr 1957
8-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1962
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1974
Aug 1956–Apr 1957
9-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1962
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Jul 1956–Apr 1957
10-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1962
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1995
Jun 1956–Apr 1957
11-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1962
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012, 2017
Ties: 1983, 1998, 2004, 2005
May 1956–Apr 1957
12-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1962
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012, 2017
Ties: 2005
Nov 1955–Apr 1957
18-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Ties: 1996
May 1955–Apr 1957
24-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1952
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Ties: 1956, 2004
May 1954–Apr 1957
36-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1970
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Ties: 2005
May 1953–Apr 1957
48-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1962, 1970
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 2003, 2005, 2013
May 1952–Apr 1957
60-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1962, 1997
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002, 2006

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