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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1977

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1977
1-Month
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
7.1°F
(4.0°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1947
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Apr–May 1977
2-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
6.9°F
(3.9°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1997
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1977
Mar–May 1977
3-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
6.4°F
(3.6°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1960
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–May 1977
4-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1947
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1977
5-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1976
Dec 1976–May 1977
6-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1955
Nov 1976–May 1977
7-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1953, 2013
Oct 1976–May 1977
8-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1948, 1967
Sep 1976–May 1977
9-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1966, 1968
Aug 1976–May 1977
10-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1978
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jul 1976–May 1977
11-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1956, 1984, 2015
Jun 1976–May 1977
12-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1951
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1990, 2015
Dec 1975–May 1977
18-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 2003
Jun 1975–May 1977
24-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1952, 1979, 1994
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1954, 2003, 2005
Jun 1974–May 1977
36-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1952
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000
Ties: 1982, 1985, 1987
Jun 1973–May 1977
48-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1952
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002
Ties: 1955, 1958, 1988, 2004
Jun 1972–May 1977
60-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1997
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002, 2006

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