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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2004

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2004
1-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 2018
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1977
Ties: 1991
Mar–Apr 2004
2-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1965
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Feb–Apr 2004
3-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1965
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan–Apr 2004
4-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Dec 2003–Apr 2004
5-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Nov 2003–Apr 2004
6-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1955, 1995
Oct 2003–Apr 2004
7-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Sep 2003–Apr 2004
8-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Aug 2003–Apr 2004
9-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1946, 1948, 1964
Jul 2003–Apr 2004
10-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jun 2003–Apr 2004
11-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012, 2017
Ties: 1957, 1983, 1998, 2005
May 2003–Apr 2004
12-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1962
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012, 2017
Ties: 1974
Nov 2002–Apr 2004
18-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Ties: 1987
May 2002–Apr 2004
24-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1952
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Ties: 1956, 1957
May 2001–Apr 2004
36-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1970
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1955
May 2000–Apr 2004
48-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1962, 1970
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2002
Ties: 1988
May 1999–Apr 2004
60-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962, 1997
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2002, 2006

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