Climate at a Glance

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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2016

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2016
1-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 2018
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1977
Mar–Apr 2016
2-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1965
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Apr 2016
3-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1965
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Apr 2016
4-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.7°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2015–Apr 2016
5-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2015–Apr 2016
6-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
4.4°F
(2.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2015–Apr 2016
7-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Sep 2015–Apr 2016
8-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1962
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Aug 2015–Apr 2016
9-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1962
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Jul 2015–Apr 2016
10-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1962
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2015–Apr 2016
11-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1962
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012, 2017
Ties: 2006
May 2015–Apr 2016
12-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1962
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012, 2017
Nov 2014–Apr 2016
18-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 1999
May 2014–Apr 2016
24-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1952
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 1981, 1988, 1999
May 2013–Apr 2016
36-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1970
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2017
Ties: 1982, 1987, 2003
May 2012–Apr 2016
48-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1962, 1970
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2002
Ties: 1983, 1984, 2012
May 2011–Apr 2016
60-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1962, 1997
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2002, 2006
Ties: 2003, 2017

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