Climate at a Glance

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Des Moines, Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2006

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1945-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2006
1-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1947
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2018
Ties: 1951, 1980
Apr–May 2006
2-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1997
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 1977
Mar–May 2006
3-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1960
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2012
Feb–May 2006
4-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1947
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2005 2012
Jan–May 2006
5-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1979
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2005–May 2006
6-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1979
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2005–May 2006
7-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1979
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1987
Oct 2005–May 2006
8-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Sep 2005–May 2006
9-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Aug 2005–May 2006
10-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1978
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jul 2005–May 2006
11-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jun 2005–May 2006
12-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1951
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 2000
Dec 2004–May 2006
18-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 2000
Jun 2004–May 2006
24-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1952, 1979, 1994
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1999
Jun 2003–May 2006
36-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1952
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Jun 2002–May 2006
48-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1952
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 2001, 2017
Jun 2001–May 2006
60-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1997
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002, 2006
Ties: 2002

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