Climate at a Glance

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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2019

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2019
1-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 2018
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1977
Ties: 1963
Mar–Apr 2019
2-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1965
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1957
Feb–Apr 2019
3-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1960
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1989
Jan–Apr 2019
4-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1969, 1970, 1994
Dec 2018–Apr 2019
5-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1971
Nov 2018–Apr 2019
6-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1970
Oct 2018–Apr 2019
7-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Sep 2018–Apr 2019
8-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2008
Aug 2018–Apr 2019
9-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1963
Jul 2018–Apr 2019
10-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jun 2018–Apr 2019
11-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012, 2017
Ties: 1947
May 2018–Apr 2019
12-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1962
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012, 2017
Ties: 1948, 1967, 1985
Nov 2017–Apr 2019
18-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1979
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2018
May 2017–Apr 2019
24-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1952
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2018
May 2016–Apr 2019
36-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2018, 2020
May 2015–Apr 2019
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962
-- -- 2002
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2018, 2020
May 2014–Apr 2019
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962
-- -- 2002

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/