Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1934
Ties: 1898, 1908, 2013
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1977
Ties: 1947, 1966
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1937
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1979
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1943
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1979
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899, 1979
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1975
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1937, 1975
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1913, 1926, 1966, 2009, 2015
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1979
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1897, 1924, 1944, 1972
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1905
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1909, 1975, 1984
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1905, 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2000
Ties: 1954, 1958, 1966
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1934
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1926, 1946, 1964, 1966, 1974, 1975, 1985, 1986, 1998
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907, 1997
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1935
Ties: 1994, 1995, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/