Climate at a Glance

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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2002

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2002
1-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 2018
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1977
Ties: 2011
Mar–Apr 2002
2-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1965
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1983
Feb–Apr 2002
3-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1965
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan–Apr 2002
4-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2001–Apr 2002
5-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2001–Apr 2002
6-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Oct 2001–Apr 2002
7-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Sep 2001–Apr 2002
8-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Aug 2001–Apr 2002
9-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jul 2001–Apr 2002
10-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jun 2001–Apr 2002
11-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012, 2017
Ties: 1976
May 2001–Apr 2002
12-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012, 2017
Ties: 1981
Nov 2000–Apr 2002
18-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Ties: 1964
May 2000–Apr 2002
24-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1952
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Ties: 1976, 1984
May 1999–Apr 2002
36-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1970
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1989
May 1998–Apr 2002
48-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962, 1970
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
May 1997–Apr 2002
60-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962, 1997
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2002, 2006
Ties: 2006

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