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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1990

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1990
1-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 2018
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1977
Ties: 1957, 2014
Mar–Apr 1990
2-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1965
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Feb–Apr 1990
3-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1965
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2006
Jan–Apr 1990
4-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Dec 1989–Apr 1990
5-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Nov 1989–Apr 1990
6-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Oct 1989–Apr 1990
7-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Sep 1989–Apr 1990
8-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1962
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Aug 1989–Apr 1990
9-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1962
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1961
Jul 1989–Apr 1990
10-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1962
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Jun 1989–Apr 1990
11-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012, 2017
Ties: 1984, 1985
May 1989–Apr 1990
12-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012, 2017
Ties: 1948, 2019
Nov 1988–Apr 1990
18-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
May 1988–Apr 1990
24-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1952
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
May 1987–Apr 1990
36-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1970
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1956, 1991
May 1986–Apr 1990
48-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1962, 1970
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 2001, 2006
May 1985–Apr 1990
60-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1962, 1997
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2002, 2006

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