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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2009

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2009
1-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 2018
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 1977
Mar–Apr 2009
2-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1965
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 2003
Feb–Apr 2009
3-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1965
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Jan–Apr 2009
4-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Dec 2008–Apr 2009
5-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Nov 2008–Apr 2009
6-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Oct 2008–Apr 2009
7-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 1972
Sep 2008–Apr 2009
8-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1962
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Aug 2008–Apr 2009
9-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1962
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1959, 1963, 1967, 1971, 2003
Jul 2008–Apr 2009
10-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1962
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 1956, 1971
Jun 2008–Apr 2009
11-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012, 2017
Ties: 1947
May 2008–Apr 2009
12-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1962
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012, 2017
Ties: 1967
Nov 2007–Apr 2009
18-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1969
May 2007–Apr 2009
24-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1952
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1948, 1950
May 2006–Apr 2009
36-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1970
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2018, 2019
May 2005–Apr 2009
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962, 1970
-- -- 2002
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2010, 2018, 2019
May 2004–Apr 2009
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962, 1997
-- -- 2002, 2006
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/