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
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2019
1-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 2018
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1977
Mar–Apr 2019
2-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1965
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–Apr 2019
3-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1965
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 2018
Jan–Apr 2019
4-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1963, 1971
Dec 2018–Apr 2019
5-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2018–Apr 2019
6-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1972, 1986
Oct 2018–Apr 2019
7-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1993, 1997
Sep 2018–Apr 2019
8-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1973, 2008
Aug 2018–Apr 2019
9-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jul 2018–Apr 2019
10-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jun 2018–Apr 2019
11-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012, 2017
Ties: 2008
May 2018–Apr 2019
12-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1962
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012, 2017
Ties: 1948, 1990
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)
-- -- -- 1970
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2018
May 2015–Apr 2019
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962, 1970
-- -- 2002
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2018
May 2014–Apr 2019
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962, 1997
-- -- 2002, 2006

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/