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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1962

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1962
1-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 2018
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1977
Mar–Apr 1962
2-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1965
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 2013
Feb–Apr 1962
3-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-5.9°F
(-3.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1965
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Jan–Apr 1962
4-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Dec 1961–Apr 1962
5-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1978
Nov 1961–Apr 1962
6-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Oct 1961–Apr 1962
7-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1978
Sep 1961–Apr 1962
8-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Aug 1961–Apr 1962
9-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Jul 1961–Apr 1962
10-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Jun 1961–Apr 1962
11-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012, 2017
May 1961–Apr 1962
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012, 2017
Nov 1960–Apr 1962
18-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1994, 1997
May 1960–Apr 1962
24-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1951, 1963, 1997
May 1959–Apr 1962
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1970
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1952
May 1958–Apr 1962
48-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1962, 1970
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2002
Ties: 1970
May 1957–Apr 1962
60-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1962, 1997
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2002, 2006
Ties: 1997

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