Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1965

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1965
1-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
4.0°F
(2.3°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1907
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1934
Ties: 1926, 1944
Apr–May 1965
2-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1907
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1977
Ties: 1912
Mar–May 1965
3-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Feb–May 1965
4-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1936
Jan–May 1965
5-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Dec 1964–May 1965
6-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 2008
Nov 1964–May 1965
7-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1937, 1993, 2019
Oct 1964–May 1965
8-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899, 1979
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1905, 1937
Sep 1964–May 1965
9-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1962, 1982, 1993
Aug 1964–May 1965
10-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1982
Jul 1964–May 1965
11-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1994
Jun 1964–May 1965
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1904
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1920, 1970
Dec 1963–May 1965
18-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1903, 1961, 1975, 1996, 2019
Jun 1963–May 1965
24-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1905
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1945
Jun 1962–May 1965
36-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1905, 1918
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000
Ties: 1911, 1925, 1948, 1949, 1959
Jun 1961–May 1965
48-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1934
Ties: 1960, 1978, 1995
Jun 1960–May 1965
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1907, 1997
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1935
Ties: 1912, 1916, 1960, 1961, 1964, 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 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/