Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1928
1-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1934
Ties: 1914, 1932
Apr–May 1928
2-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1907
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 1977
Ties: 1897, 1951
Mar–May 1928
3-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1960
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2012
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1958
Feb–May 1928
4-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2012
Ties: 1945, 1955
Jan–May 1928
5-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2012
Ties: 1911, 1927, 1939, 2004
Dec 1927–May 1928
6-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2012
Nov 1927–May 1928
7-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1900, 1903, 1925, 1953, 1980
Oct 1927–May 1928
8-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1899, 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1911
Sep 1927–May 1928
9-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1899
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2012
Ties: 1922, 1995
Aug 1927–May 1928
10-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2012
Ties: 1906, 1935, 1990
Jul 1927–May 1928
11-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1899
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2012
Ties: 1915, 1923, 1995, 2003
Jun 1927–May 1928
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1904
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2012
Ties: 1946, 1953
Dec 1926–May 1928
18-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2017
Ties: 1902
Jun 1926–May 1928
24-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1905
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1924 2017
Ties: 1948, 1986
Jun 1925–May 1928
36-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1905, 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2000
Ties: 1938, 1945, 1978
Jun 1924–May 1928
48-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1934
Ties: 1902, 1909, 1959, 1994
Jun 1923–May 1928
60-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1907, 1997
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 1935
Ties: 1910, 1947, 1967, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/