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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1959

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1959
1-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 2018
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1977
Mar–Apr 1959
2-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1965
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Feb–Apr 1959
3-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1965
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1971
Jan–Apr 1959
4-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Dec 1958–Apr 1959
5-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Nov 1958–Apr 1959
6-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1948
Oct 1958–Apr 1959
7-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 2003
Sep 1958–Apr 1959
8-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1962
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1949, 1963, 1971
Aug 1958–Apr 1959
9-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1962
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1963, 1967, 1971, 2003, 2009
Jul 1958–Apr 1959
10-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1996
Jun 1958–Apr 1959
11-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012, 2017
May 1958–Apr 1959
12-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012, 2017
Nov 1957–Apr 1959
18-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
May 1957–Apr 1959
24-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1966, 1968, 2010
May 1956–Apr 1959
36-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1970
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1974, 1986, 2015
May 1955–Apr 1959
48-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1962, 1970
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002
Ties: 1967, 1981, 1982, 1994
May 1954–Apr 1959
60-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1962, 1997
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002, 2006
Ties: 1995

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