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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1974

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1974
1-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 2018
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1977
Mar–Apr 1974
2-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1965
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Feb–Apr 1974
3-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1965
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Jan–Apr 1974
4-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Dec 1973–Apr 1974
5-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1966
Nov 1973–Apr 1974
6-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1966
Oct 1973–Apr 1974
7-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Sep 1973–Apr 1974
8-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1962
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1957
Aug 1973–Apr 1974
9-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1962
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1955, 1995, 1998
Jul 1973–Apr 1974
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1962
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1948, 1998
Jun 1973–Apr 1974
11-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1962
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012, 2017
May 1973–Apr 1974
12-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1962
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012, 2017
Ties: 2004
Nov 1972–Apr 1974
18-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1982
May 1972–Apr 1974
24-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1972, 1983, 1996
May 1971–Apr 1974
36-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1959, 1986, 2015
May 1970–Apr 1974
48-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1962, 1970
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2002
Ties: 1966, 1978
May 1969–Apr 1974
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1962, 1997
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002, 2006
Ties: 1961, 1968, 1975, 1982, 1996

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