Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1935

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1935
1-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1907
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1997
Apr–May 1935
2-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1907
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1977
Mar–May 1935
3-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1960
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Feb–May 1935
4-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1903
Jan–May 1935
5-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1914, 1932, 1989
Dec 1934–May 1935
6-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1952, 1966
Nov 1934–May 1935
7-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1933, 1974, 2013
Oct 1934–May 1935
8-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899, 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1922, 1974, 1988, 1990
Sep 1934–May 1935
9-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1901, 1925, 1945, 2018
Aug 1934–May 1935
10-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1906, 1928, 1990
Jul 1934–May 1935
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jun 1934–May 1935
12-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1904
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1919, 1941
Dec 1933–May 1935
18-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 1934, 1939, 1942, 2007
Jun 1933–May 1935
24-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1905
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1988, 2018
Jun 1932–May 1935
36-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1905, 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2000
Ties: 2008, 2012
Jun 1931–May 1935
48-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1907
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Jun 1930–May 1935
60-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1907, 1997
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1935

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/