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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1998

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1998
1-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 2018
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1977
Ties: 1994
Mar–Apr 1998
2-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1965
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Feb–Apr 1998
3-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1965
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Jan–Apr 1998
4-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1991
Dec 1997–Apr 1998
5-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1999
Nov 1997–Apr 1998
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Oct 1997–Apr 1998
7-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Sep 1997–Apr 1998
8-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1962
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1995
Aug 1997–Apr 1998
9-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1962
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1955, 1974, 1995
Jul 1997–Apr 1998
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1962
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1948, 1974
Jun 1997–Apr 1998
11-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1962
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012, 2017
Ties: 1957, 1983, 2004, 2005
May 1997–Apr 1998
12-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1962
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012, 2017
Nov 1996–Apr 1998
18-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1958, 1993
May 1996–Apr 1998
24-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1952
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
May 1995–Apr 1998
36-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1970
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1961, 1967
May 1994–Apr 1998
48-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1962, 1970
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Ties: 1964
May 1993–Apr 1998
60-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1962, 1997
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2002, 2006
Ties: 1951, 1965, 1966

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