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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2013

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2013
1-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 2018
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1977
Mar–Apr 2013
2-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1965
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1962
Feb–Apr 2013
3-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1965
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1949, 1969
Jan–Apr 2013
4-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1980
Dec 2012–Apr 2013
5-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1961
Nov 2012–Apr 2013
6-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1953
Oct 2012–Apr 2013
7-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1988
Sep 2012–Apr 2013
8-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Ties: 1988
Aug 2012–Apr 2013
9-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Jul 2012–Apr 2013
10-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2012–Apr 2013
11-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012, 2017
May 2012–Apr 2013
12-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1962
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012, 2017
Nov 2011–Apr 2013
18-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
May 2011–Apr 2013
24-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1952
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 2000
May 2010–Apr 2013
36-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1970
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
May 2009–Apr 2013
48-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1962, 1970
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2002
Ties: 1957, 2003, 2005
May 2008–Apr 2013
60-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1962, 1997
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2002, 2006
Ties: 1958, 1989, 2005, 2015

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