Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1934
Ties: 1905, 1981, 2005
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
29th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1977
Ties: 1928, 1951
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1993
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1971
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1979
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1895
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1898, 1961
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
29th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest to Date 1899, 1979
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1982, 1984, 2019
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 2014
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1936, 2014
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1905
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
85th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1924, 1944, 1950, 1972
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
95th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1929, 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/