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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1960

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1960
1-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 2018
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1977
Ties: 1980, 2000
Mar–Apr 1960
2-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-8.5°F
(-4.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1965
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Feb–Apr 1960
3-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-8.2°F
(-4.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1965
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jan–Apr 1960
4-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-6.5°F
(-3.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Dec 1959–Apr 1960
5-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Nov 1959–Apr 1960
6-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1969
Oct 1959–Apr 1960
7-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Sep 1959–Apr 1960
8-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Aug 1959–Apr 1960
9-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1962
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Jul 1959–Apr 1960
10-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1962
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jun 1959–Apr 1960
11-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012, 2017
May 1959–Apr 1960
12-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1962
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012, 2017
Ties: 1952
Nov 1958–Apr 1960
18-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 2015
May 1958–Apr 1960
24-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
May 1957–Apr 1960
36-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1970
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1951, 1980, 1995
May 1956–Apr 1960
48-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1962, 1970
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2002
Ties: 1954, 1975, 2011
May 1955–Apr 1960
60-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1962, 1997
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2002, 2006
Ties: 1954, 1979

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/