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April Weather In Des Moines  
April Des Moines Weather
Record High: 90°F
Normal High: 61°F
Normal Low: 40°F
Record Low: 18°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 3.58"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 2.21"
Avg Monthly Snow: 1.9"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 8.6"

Des Moines Weather In April

The hottest day in Des Moines Iowa in April for the past 71 years was 90 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently registered on April 7, 1970, and the mean high is 61. The lowest measured temperature in Des Moines for the last 71 years in April was 18 measured on April 3, 1954, while the mean low daily temperature during the month is 40.

According to National Weather Service historical Des Moines April Weather data, on April 9, 1973, the high temperature did not exceed 30 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Des Moines in the past 71 years. The Weather Service additionally shows that on April 28, 1970, the low for the day did not drop below 66 degrees, the highest low temperature in Des Moines in the last 71 years.

National Weather Service records indicate that the high temperature in Des Moines on April First averages 53 degrees and the high on the last day of the month averages 68 degrees. The daily low temperature in Des Moines on April First averages 37 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of April averages 47 degrees.

Des Moines usually receives an average of 3.58 inches of rain during the month. April Des Moines Weather records indicated that on April 27, 1959 Des Moines received 2.21 inches of precipitation, the most rain recorded in a single day in April. Des Moines receives an average of 1.9 inches of snow in April. The highest snowfall measured in a single day in April was 8.6 inches on April 9, 1973.