Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1914

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1914
1-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1912 1934
Ties: 1928, 1932
Apr–May 1914
2-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1907
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1912 1977
Ties: 2016, 2017
Mar–May 1914
3-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1960
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Ties: 1967, 2003
Feb–May 1914
4-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Jan–May 1914
5-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Ties: 1932, 1935, 1989
Dec 1913–May 1914
6-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2012
Ties: 1985
Nov 1913–May 1914
7-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1979
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1991
Oct 1913–May 1914
8-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899, 1979
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1913–May 1914
9-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1955, 2020
Aug 1913–May 1914
10-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1919
Jul 1913–May 1914
11-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1899
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1964
Jun 1913–May 1914
12-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1904
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1912–May 1914
18-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1979
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1912–May 1914
24-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1905
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2017
Ties: 1921, 1941, 2002
Jun 1911–May 1914
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1905, 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2000
Ties: 1909, 1926, 1927, 1975, 1998, 2011
Jun 1910–May 1914
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 1934
Ties: 1915, 1926, 1946, 1950, 1964, 1966, 1974, 1975, 1985, 1986, 1998
Jun 1909–May 1914
60-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1907, 1997
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 1935
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1927, 1955, 1968

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/