Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1927

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1927
1-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1907
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1934
Ties: 1940, 1976
Apr–May 1927
2-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1907
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1977
Ties: 1916, 2002
Mar–May 1927
3-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1960
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1959, 1990, 2009
Feb–May 1927
4-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Jan–May 1927
5-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1911, 1928, 1939, 2004
Dec 1926–May 1927
6-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2012
Nov 1926–May 1927
7-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1957, 1977
Oct 1926–May 1927
8-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1899, 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1913, 1930, 1933, 1967, 1972, 2013, 2018
Sep 1926–May 1927
9-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1909, 1913, 1915, 1944, 1953, 2010, 2013, 2015
Aug 1926–May 1927
10-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1944, 1972, 2011, 2018
Jul 1926–May 1927
11-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2012
Ties: 1944, 1945, 2011, 2018
Jun 1926–May 1927
12-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2012
Ties: 1961, 1967
Dec 1925–May 1927
18-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2017
Ties: 1911, 1946, 1948, 1957, 1958, 1995, 2011
Jun 1925–May 1927
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1905
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2017
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1919, 1925, 1947, 1967, 1996
Jun 1924–May 1927
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1905, 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2000
Ties: 1909, 1914, 1926, 1975, 1998, 2011
Jun 1923–May 1927
48-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1934
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1917, 2011
Jun 1922–May 1927
60-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1907, 1997
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1935
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1914, 1955, 1968

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/