Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1945
1-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1934
Apr–May 1945
2-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1977
Mar–May 1945
3-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1960
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Feb–May 1945
4-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1928, 1955
Jan–May 1945
5-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012
Ties: 1898, 1910, 1974
Dec 1944–May 1945
6-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012
Ties: 2013
Nov 1944–May 1945
7-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012
Oct 1944–May 1945
8-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899, 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012
Ties: 1901, 1944, 1968, 1980
Sep 1944–May 1945
9-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1901, 1925, 1935, 2018
Aug 1944–May 1945
10-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1925
Jul 1944–May 1945
11-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012
Ties: 1927, 1944, 2011, 2018
Jun 1944–May 1945
12-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1904
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012
Ties: 1908, 1944, 2011, 2018
Dec 1943–May 1945
18-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1974
Jun 1943–May 1945
24-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1905
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1965
Jun 1942–May 1945
36-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905, 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2000
Ties: 1928, 1938, 1978
Jun 1941–May 1945
48-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1934
Ties: 1903, 1925, 1939, 1977, 1999
Jun 1940–May 1945
60-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1907, 1997
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1935
Ties: 1924, 1939, 2010, 2014

Citing This Page

  • 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/