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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1958

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1958
1-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1947
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Apr–May 1958
2-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1997
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1977
Mar–May 1958
3-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1960
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–May 1958
4-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1947
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jan–May 1958
5-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Dec 1957–May 1958
6-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Nov 1957–May 1958
7-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1967
Oct 1957–May 1958
8-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Sep 1957–May 1958
9-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Aug 1957–May 1958
10-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1978
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1956, 1967, 2008
Jul 1957–May 1958
11-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jun 1957–May 1958
12-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1951
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1956, 1963, 1966, 1971, 2009
Dec 1956–May 1958
18-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1993, 1995
Jun 1956–May 1958
24-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1952, 1979, 1994
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1957, 1984, 1985, 2002
Jun 1955–May 1958
36-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1952
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2000
Ties: 1954
Jun 1954–May 1958
48-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1952
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2002
Ties: 1955, 1977, 1988, 2004
Jun 1953–May 1958
60-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1997
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2002, 2006
Ties: 2000, 2013, 2015

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