Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1934
Ties: 2019
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1977
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1979
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1949
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1901, 1984
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1897, 1898
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899, 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 2003, 2010, 2015
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1968
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1898, 1915, 2003
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1933
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1927, 1967
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1903, 1965, 1975, 1996, 2019
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1906, 1953, 1962, 1969
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1905, 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2000
Ties: 1907, 1919, 1951, 1960, 1997
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1934
Ties: 1973, 1981
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1907, 1997
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1935
Ties: 1912, 1916, 1960, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1974, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/