Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1934
Ties: 1931, 1971, 2002
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1977
Ties: 1905, 1990, 2020
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1960
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1923, 1940
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1906
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1920, 1972
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1979
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1950
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1929, 1969, 1971
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899, 1979
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1907, 1969, 1970
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1905, 1929
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1952, 1975, 1994
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1916, 1996
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1986, 1996
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1920, 1949, 1953
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1976, 2008
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905, 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2000
Ties: 1902
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1907
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1934
Ties: 1937, 1987
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907, 1997
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1935
Ties: 1925, 1957, 1990, 2013, 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/