Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1975

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1975
1-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1907
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Ties: 2000
Apr–May 1975
2-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1977
Ties: 1954, 1957, 1971, 2018
Mar–May 1975
3-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1917
Feb–May 1975
4-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Jan–May 1975
5-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1962, 1966
Dec 1974–May 1975
6-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1915, 2011
Nov 1974–May 1975
7-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1898, 1947, 1948
Oct 1974–May 1975
8-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899, 1979
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1950
Sep 1974–May 1975
9-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1937, 1950
Aug 1974–May 1975
10-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1943, 1952, 1994
Jul 1974–May 1975
11-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1970
Jun 1974–May 1975
12-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 2001
Dec 1973–May 1975
18-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1903, 1961, 1965, 1996, 2019
Jun 1973–May 1975
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1909, 1950, 1984
Jun 1972–May 1975
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1905, 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2000
Ties: 1909, 1914, 1926, 1927, 1998, 2011
Jun 1971–May 1975
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1934
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1926, 1946, 1950, 1964, 1966, 1974, 1985, 1986, 1998
Jun 1970–May 1975
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1907, 1997
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1935
Ties: 1903, 1904, 1917, 1921, 1983, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/