Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1968
1-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1934
Apr–May 1968
2-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1977
Mar–May 1968
3-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1960
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1936, 1994
Feb–May 1968
4-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 2007
Jan–May 1968
5-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Dec 1967–May 1968
6-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1933, 1988
Nov 1967–May 1968
7-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1922
Oct 1967–May 1968
8-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899, 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1901, 1944, 1945, 1980
Sep 1967–May 1968
9-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1961
Aug 1967–May 1968
10-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1937, 1953, 1959, 1966, 1973, 2010
Jul 1967–May 1968
11-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1926, 1973, 2015
Jun 1967–May 1968
12-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Dec 1966–May 1968
18-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1985
Jun 1966–May 1968
24-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1905
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1910, 1926, 1936, 1944, 1972, 1993, 2009
Jun 1965–May 1968
36-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1905, 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2000
Ties: 1898, 1973
Jun 1964–May 1968
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1907
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1934
Ties: 1904, 1908, 1912, 1913, 1969
Jun 1963–May 1968
60-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907, 1997
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1935
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1914, 1927, 1955

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/