Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1934
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1977
Ties: 1954, 1971, 1975, 2018
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1960
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1926
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1995
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1925, 1926, 1953, 1973, 1995
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1927, 1977
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899, 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1900, 1995
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1900, 1938, 1974, 1983, 1988
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1974
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1974
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Ties: 1911, 1927, 1946, 1948, 1958, 1995, 2011
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Ties: 1911, 1946, 1974
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1905, 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2000
Ties: 1915, 2003
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1907
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1934
Ties: 1922, 1924, 1991, 2017
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1907, 1997
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1935
Ties: 1925, 1943, 1990, 2013, 2018

Citing This Page

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