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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1988
1-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 2018
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1977
Ties: 1970
Mar–Apr 1988
2-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1965
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1992, 1994
Feb–Apr 1988
3-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1965
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–Apr 1988
4-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Dec 1987–Apr 1988
5-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1957, 1980, 1985
Nov 1987–Apr 1988
6-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1989
Oct 1987–Apr 1988
7-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2013
Sep 1987–Apr 1988
8-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 2013
Aug 1987–Apr 1988
9-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1966, 2011
Jul 1987–Apr 1988
10-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jun 1987–Apr 1988
11-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012, 2017
May 1987–Apr 1988
12-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012, 2017
Ties: 1991
Nov 1986–Apr 1988
18-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1981
May 1986–Apr 1988
24-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1981, 1999, 2016
May 1985–Apr 1988
36-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1970
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
May 1984–Apr 1988
48-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1962, 1970
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2002
Ties: 2004
May 1983–Apr 1988
60-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962, 1997
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002, 2006
Ties: 2012

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