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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 2018
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1977
Ties: 1984, 2007
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1965
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1965
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1982
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 2008
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1986, 2019
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 2009
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1962
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1962
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1962
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1947, 1958, 1968, 2008
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1962
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012, 2017
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1962
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012, 2017
Ties: 1949
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1953, 1986
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1974, 1983, 1996
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1964, 1994, 2010, 2011
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1962, 1970
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1996
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1962, 1997
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2002, 2006
Ties: 1963, 1970, 1971, 1973

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