Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1929

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1929
1-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1907
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 1934
Apr–May 1929
2-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1977
Ties: 1972
Mar–May 1929
3-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1960
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1905
Feb–May 1929
4-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1923 1899
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1913, 1916, 1937
Jan–May 1929
5-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1979
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Dec 1928–May 1929
6-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1979
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1918, 2001
Nov 1928–May 1929
7-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1979
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1943, 1969, 1971
Oct 1928–May 1929
8-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1899, 1979
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1926
Sep 1928–May 1929
9-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1905, 1943
Aug 1928–May 1929
10-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1899
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1971
Jul 1928–May 1929
11-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1899
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1969
Jun 1928–May 1929
12-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2012
Ties: 1916
Dec 1927–May 1929
18-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1979
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2017
Ties: 1983
Jun 1927–May 1929
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1905
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2017
Ties: 1897, 2014
Jun 1926–May 1929
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1905, 1918
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2000
Ties: 1920, 1930, 1969, 2015
Jun 1925–May 1929
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 1934
Ties: 1930, 1951, 1954, 1982
Jun 1924–May 1929
60-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907, 1997
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 1935
Ties: 1909, 1930, 1954

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 13, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/