Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1926

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1926
1-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
4.0°F
(2.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1907
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1934
Ties: 1944, 1965
Apr–May 1926
2-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1907
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 1977
Ties: 1960
Mar–May 1926
3-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1960
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1937, 1956, 1966, 1982
Feb–May 1926
4-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1957
Jan–May 1926
5-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1944, 1954
Dec 1925–May 1926
6-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1925, 1953, 1957, 1973, 1995
Nov 1925–May 1926
7-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1913, 1930, 1958, 1966, 1967
Oct 1925–May 1926
8-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1899, 1979
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1929
Sep 1925–May 1926
9-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1899
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Aug 1925–May 1926
10-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1899
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1907, 1963, 1977, 2008
Jul 1925–May 1926
11-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1968, 1973, 2015
Jun 1925–May 1926
12-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1904
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1913, 1950, 1966, 2009, 2015
Dec 1924–May 1926
18-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2017
Ties: 1898
Jun 1924–May 1926
24-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1905
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2017
Ties: 1910, 1936, 1944, 1968, 1972, 1993, 2009
Jun 1923–May 1926
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1905, 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2000
Ties: 1909, 1914, 1927, 1975, 1998, 2011
Jun 1922–May 1926
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 1934
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1946, 1950, 1964, 1966, 1974, 1975, 1985, 1986, 1998
Jun 1921–May 1926
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1907, 1997
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1925 1935
Ties: 1959, 1977, 1984

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/