Climate at a Glance

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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2000

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2000
1-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1947
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2018
Apr–May 2000
2-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1997
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1977
Ties: 2015
Mar–May 2000
3-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1960
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Feb–May 2000
4-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1947
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–May 2000
5-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Dec 1999–May 2000
6-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Nov 1999–May 2000
7-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1999–May 2000
8-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
4.4°F
(2.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1999–May 2000
9-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1979
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 1999–May 2000
10-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1978
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1999–May 2000
11-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jun 1999–May 2000
12-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1951
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2006
Dec 1998–May 2000
18-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2006
Jun 1998–May 2000
24-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1952, 1979, 1994
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2013
Jun 1997–May 2000
36-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1952
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Jun 1996–May 2000
48-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1952
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Jun 1995–May 2000
60-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1997
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2002, 2006
Ties: 1958, 2013, 2015

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/