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
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1994
1-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1947
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2018
Ties: 1969, 1986
Apr–May 1994
2-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1961, 1983
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1991 1977
Ties: 1958, 1964, 1989, 2003
Mar–May 1994
3-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1960
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Feb–May 1994
4-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1960
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1952, 1968, 1995
Jan–May 1994
5-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1997
Dec 1993–May 1994
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1952
Nov 1993–May 1994
7-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1973, 2011
Oct 1993–May 1994
8-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1947, 1986
Sep 1993–May 1994
9-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2012
Ties: 1950, 2001
Aug 1993–May 1994
10-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1950, 1996
Jul 1993–May 1994
11-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1979
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Jun 1993–May 1994
12-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1951, 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 2014
Dec 1992–May 1994
18-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Ties: 1965, 1973
Jun 1992–May 1994
24-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952, 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Ties: 1963
Jun 1991–May 1994
36-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2000
Ties: 1965, 1972, 1973
Jun 1990–May 1994
48-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2002
Ties: 1976, 1986
Jun 1989–May 1994
60-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1963
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2002, 2006
Ties: 1984

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