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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1986

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1986
1-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 2018
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1977
Ties: 1954
Mar–Apr 1986
2-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1965
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Feb–Apr 1986
3-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1965
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Jan–Apr 1986
4-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Dec 1985–Apr 1986
5-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1948, 1952, 1964
Nov 1985–Apr 1986
6-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1972, 2019
Oct 1985–Apr 1986
7-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1994, 2008
Sep 1985–Apr 1986
8-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1962
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Ties: 1984
Aug 1985–Apr 1986
9-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Jul 1985–Apr 1986
10-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Jun 1985–Apr 1986
11-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012, 2017
Ties: 1973
May 1985–Apr 1986
12-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012, 2017
Ties: 1968, 1996
Nov 1984–Apr 1986
18-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1953, 1972
May 1984–Apr 1986
24-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
May 1983–Apr 1986
36-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1970
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Ties: 1959, 1974, 2015
May 1982–Apr 1986
48-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1962, 1970
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2002
May 1981–Apr 1986
60-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962, 1997
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002, 2006
Ties: 1955, 1967, 1980

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