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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1985

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1985
1-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 2018
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1977
Ties: 1946, 1976
Mar–Apr 1985
2-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1965
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1987
Feb–Apr 1985
3-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1965
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jan–Apr 1985
4-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Dec 1984–Apr 1985
5-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1957, 1980, 1988
Nov 1984–Apr 1985
6-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Oct 1984–Apr 1985
7-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1980
Sep 1984–Apr 1985
8-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1962
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1953, 2015
Aug 1984–Apr 1985
9-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1962
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Jul 1984–Apr 1985
10-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1962
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1961
Jun 1984–Apr 1985
11-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1962
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012, 2017
Ties: 1984, 1990
May 1984–Apr 1985
12-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1962
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012, 2017
Ties: 1966, 1980
Nov 1983–Apr 1985
18-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1949
May 1983–Apr 1985
24-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1952
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1958
May 1982–Apr 1985
36-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1970
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
May 1981–Apr 1985
48-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962, 1970
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2002
Ties: 1999
May 1980–Apr 1985
60-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1962, 1997
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2002, 2006
Ties: 1984, 1987, 2014

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