Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1934
Ties: 1912
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1977
Ties: 1936
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1960
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1927, 1990, 2009
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1899
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1933, 1983, 1984
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1913
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1993
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1994
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899, 1979
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1924
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1916
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1937, 1953, 1966, 1968, 1973, 2010
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1963
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1907
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1907, 1910, 1925
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1916, 1995
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905, 1918
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2000
Ties: 1911, 1925, 1948, 1949, 1965
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934
Ties: 1902, 1909, 1928, 1994
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1907, 1997
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1935
Ties: 1926, 1977, 1984

Citing This Page

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