Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1934

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1934
1-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
9.2°F
(5.2°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1907
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Apr–May 1934
2-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1907
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1977
Ties: 1987
Mar–May 1934
3-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1960
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1988
Feb–May 1934
4-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2012
Jan–May 1934
5-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Dec 1933–May 1934
6-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Nov 1933–May 1934
7-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Oct 1933–May 1934
8-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899, 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1992, 2004
Sep 1933–May 1934
9-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1942
Aug 1933–May 1934
10-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Jul 1933–May 1934
11-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Jun 1933–May 1934
12-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1904
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1931
Dec 1932–May 1934
18-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1935, 1939, 1942, 2007
Jun 1932–May 1934
24-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1905
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Jun 1931–May 1934
36-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1905, 1918
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Jun 1930–May 1934
48-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1907
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Jun 1929–May 1934
60-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1907, 1997
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 1935
Ties: 2003

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/