Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1908

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1908
1-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1906 1934
Ties: 1898, 1950, 2013
Apr–May 1908
2-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1906 1977
Ties: 1918, 1946, 1974, 1989, 2003
Mar–May 1908
3-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1960
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Ties: 1964, 1992
Feb–May 1908
4-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1915, 1963
Jan–May 1908
5-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1979
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Dec 1907–May 1908
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Nov 1907–May 1908
7-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1979
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1939, 1985
Oct 1907–May 1908
8-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899, 1979
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1925, 1983
Sep 1907–May 1908
9-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 1907–May 1908
10-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1896, 1989, 1995
Jul 1907–May 1908
11-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1946, 1983, 1990
Jun 1907–May 1908
12-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1904
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1944, 1945, 2011, 2018
Dec 1906–May 1908
18-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1979
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Ties: 1967, 1969, 1986, 1993
Jun 1906–May 1908
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1905
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2017
Ties: 1907, 1919, 1925, 1927, 1947, 1967, 1996
Jun 1905–May 1908
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1905, 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2000
Ties: 1910, 1937, 1947, 1964, 1981, 1986
Jun 1904–May 1908
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 1934
Ties: 1904, 1912, 1913, 1968, 1969
Jun 1903–May 1908
60-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907, 1997
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1906 1935
Ties: 1920

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/