Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1918
1-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1907
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 1934
Apr–May 1918
2-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1907
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 1977
Ties: 1908, 1946, 1974, 1989, 2003
Mar–May 1918
3-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1960
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Ties: 1938, 1941, 1955
Feb–May 1918
4-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Ties: 1964, 1990
Jan–May 1918
5-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1979
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Dec 1917–May 1918
6-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1979
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Ties: 1929, 2001
Nov 1917–May 1918
7-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1979
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Ties: 1907, 1940
Oct 1917–May 1918
8-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899, 1979
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Sep 1917–May 1918
9-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Ties: 1920, 1951, 1996
Aug 1917–May 1918
10-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Jul 1917–May 1918
11-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1899
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2012
Jun 1917–May 1918
12-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1904
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2012
Dec 1916–May 1918
18-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2017
Jun 1916–May 1918
24-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1905
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2017
Jun 1915–May 1918
36-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1905, 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2000
Ties: 1905
Jun 1914–May 1918
48-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 1934
Ties: 1905, 1980
Jun 1913–May 1918
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1908 1907, 1997
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 1935
Ties: 1900, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/