Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1937

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1937
1-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Ties: 1903, 1980
Apr–May 1937
2-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1977
Ties: 1978
Mar–May 1937
3-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1960
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Ties: 1926, 1956, 1966, 1982
Feb–May 1937
4-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1913, 1916, 1929
Jan–May 1937
5-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1979
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1950
Dec 1936–May 1937
6-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1979
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1969, 1996, 1997
Nov 1936–May 1937
7-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1979
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1965, 1993, 2019
Oct 1936–May 1937
8-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899, 1979
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1905, 1965
Sep 1936–May 1937
9-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1950, 1975
Aug 1936–May 1937
10-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1953, 1959, 1966, 1968, 1973, 2010
Jul 1936–May 1937
11-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1896, 2013
Jun 1936–May 1937
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1896, 1923, 1990, 1995
Dec 1935–May 1937
18-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1979
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1900, 1912, 1962, 1971, 1978, 2009
Jun 1935–May 1937
24-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1905
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 1898, 1912, 1930, 1966
Jun 1934–May 1937
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1905, 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2000
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1947, 1964, 1981, 1986
Jun 1933–May 1937
48-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1907
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1934
Ties: 1943, 1987
Jun 1932–May 1937
60-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1907, 1997
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1935
Ties: 1922, 1944, 1987, 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/