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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1989

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1989
1-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 2018
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1977
Mar–Apr 1989
2-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1965
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Feb–Apr 1989
3-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1965
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Jan–Apr 1989
4-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1967, 2015
Dec 1988–Apr 1989
5-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Nov 1988–Apr 1989
6-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1988
Oct 1988–Apr 1989
7-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1948, 2015
Sep 1988–Apr 1989
8-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1962
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Aug 1988–Apr 1989
9-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1962
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Jul 1988–Apr 1989
10-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1962
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1946
Jun 1988–Apr 1989
11-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1962
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012, 2017
Ties: 1991
May 1988–Apr 1989
12-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1962
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012, 2017
Nov 1987–Apr 1989
18-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
May 1987–Apr 1989
24-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
May 1986–Apr 1989
36-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1970
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2002
May 1985–Apr 1989
48-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1962, 1970
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2002
Ties: 2014, 2015
May 1984–Apr 1989
60-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1962, 1997
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002, 2006
Ties: 1958, 2005, 2013, 2015

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