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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1975

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1975
1-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1997
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1962
Ties: 1955, 1964
Apr–May 1975
2-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1997
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1977
Ties: 1954
Mar–May 1975
3-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1960
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1993
Feb–May 1975
4-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Jan–May 1975
5-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1962
Dec 1974–May 1975
6-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 2010, 2011
Nov 1974–May 1975
7-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Oct 1974–May 1975
8-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Sep 1974–May 1975
9-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Aug 1974–May 1975
10-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1978
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1986
Jul 1974–May 1975
11-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1952, 2008
Jun 1974–May 1975
12-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979, 1993
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1960, 1969, 1973, 2019
Dec 1973–May 1975
18-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1966, 1985, 1986, 1996
Jun 1973–May 1975
24-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1974, 2020
Jun 1972–May 1975
36-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2000
Ties: 1963, 1969
Jun 1971–May 1975
48-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1996
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1957
Ties: 1961, 1985, 1986
Jun 1970–May 1975
60-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1997
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1957
Ties: 1952, 1964, 1965

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