Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1920
1-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1907
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1934
Ties: 1923, 1979
Apr–May 1920
2-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1907
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1977
Ties: 1909
Mar–May 1920
3-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1960
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1969, 2014
Feb–May 1920
4-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1972, 1982
Jan–May 1920
5-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1979
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1943, 1972
Dec 1919–May 1920
6-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1979
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Nov 1919–May 1920
7-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1979
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Oct 1919–May 1920
8-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899, 1979
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Sep 1919–May 1920
9-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1918, 1951, 1996
Aug 1919–May 1920
10-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1993, 1997
Jul 1919–May 1920
11-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1982
Jun 1919–May 1920
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1965, 1970
Dec 1918–May 1920
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
Ties: 1943, 1949, 1953
Jun 1918–May 1920
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1905
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2017
Ties: 1903, 1924, 1998
Jun 1917–May 1920
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1905, 1918
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2000
Ties: 1929, 1930, 1969, 2015
Jun 1916–May 1920
48-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 1934
Ties: 1900, 1962, 1963, 1971, 1997
Jun 1915–May 1920
60-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1908 1907, 1997
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1935
Ties: 1908

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/