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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1983

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1983
1-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 2018
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1977
Mar–Apr 1983
2-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1965
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 2002
Feb–Apr 1983
3-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1965
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jan–Apr 1983
4-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1954
Dec 1982–Apr 1983
5-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Nov 1982–Apr 1983
6-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Oct 1982–Apr 1983
7-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Sep 1982–Apr 1983
8-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Aug 1982–Apr 1983
9-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Jul 1982–Apr 1983
10-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jun 1982–Apr 1983
11-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012, 2017
Ties: 1957, 1998, 2004, 2005
May 1982–Apr 1983
12-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012, 2017
Nov 1981–Apr 1983
18-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Ties: 1995, 2011
May 1981–Apr 1983
24-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Ties: 1972, 1974, 1996
May 1980–Apr 1983
36-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1970
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1976
May 1979–Apr 1983
48-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962, 1970
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2002
Ties: 1984, 2012, 2016
May 1978–Apr 1983
60-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962, 1997
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002, 2006
Ties: 1977, 1978, 1999

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