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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1996

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1996
1-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 2018
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1977
Mar–Apr 1996
2-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1965
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Feb–Apr 1996
3-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1965
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jan–Apr 1996
4-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1966, 1994
Dec 1995–Apr 1996
5-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Nov 1995–Apr 1996
6-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1984, 1997
Oct 1995–Apr 1996
7-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1984
Sep 1995–Apr 1996
8-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1970, 1997
Aug 1995–Apr 1996
9-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1958
Jul 1995–Apr 1996
10-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1959
Jun 1995–Apr 1996
11-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012, 2017
May 1995–Apr 1996
12-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1962
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012, 2017
Ties: 1968, 1986
Nov 1994–Apr 1996
18-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1957
May 1994–Apr 1996
24-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1952
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Ties: 1972, 1974, 1983
May 1993–Apr 1996
36-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1970
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2017
Ties: 1997
May 1992–Apr 1996
48-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1962, 1970
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Ties: 1972
May 1991–Apr 1996
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1962, 1997
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002, 2006
Ties: 1961, 1968, 1974, 1975, 1982

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