Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1934
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1977
Ties: 2006
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1960
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1949
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1924, 1958
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 2001
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1902
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1903, 1925, 1928, 1953, 1980
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899, 1979
34th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1957, 1995, 2020
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
36th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1938, 1957, 1974, 1983, 1988
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
34th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1901, 1946
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
38th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1974
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1904
38th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1901, 1902
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1912, 1937, 1962, 1971, 1978, 2009
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1905
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1963, 1970, 1971
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1905, 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2000
Ties: 1912, 1913, 1967, 1972, 1994, 1996
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
112th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Ties: 1920, 1962, 1963, 1971, 1997
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907, 1997
107th Warmest Warmest to Date 1935
Ties: 1918, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973

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/