Climate at a Glance

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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1994

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1994
1-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1947
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2018
Ties: 1999
Apr–May 1994
2-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1997
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 1977
Ties: 1960, 2014
Mar–May 1994
3-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1960
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Ties: 1973
Feb–May 1994
4-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1947
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1995
Jan–May 1994
5-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1963
Dec 1993–May 1994
6-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 2010
Nov 1993–May 1994
7-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Oct 1993–May 1994
8-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 2008
Sep 1993–May 1994
9-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2012
Ties: 1951
Aug 1993–May 1994
10-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1978
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Jul 1993–May 1994
11-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Jun 1993–May 1994
12-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1951
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1952, 1965
Dec 1992–May 1994
18-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Jun 1992–May 1994
24-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952, 1979, 1994
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Ties: 1952, 1979
Jun 1991–May 1994
36-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2000
Ties: 1961, 1963, 1967
Jun 1990–May 1994
48-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1952
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2002
Ties: 1982
Jun 1989–May 1994
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1997
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2002, 2006
Ties: 1968, 1986

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