Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1934
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1907
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1977
Ties: 1926
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1917, 1947
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1905
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1979
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1956
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 2001
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899, 1979
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1905
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1962, 1994
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1916, 1936, 1970
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 2015
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905, 1918
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000
Ties: 1907, 1919, 1951, 1961, 1997
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1934
Ties: 1965, 1978, 1995
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907, 1997
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1935
Ties: 1912, 1916, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1974, 1998

Citing This Page

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