Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1977

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1977
1-Month
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
7.3°F
(4.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Apr–May 1977
2-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
7.1°F
(3.9°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1977
Mar–May 1977
3-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
7.1°F
(4.0°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1960
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–May 1977
4-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
6.2°F
(3.5°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1977
5-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1938, 1999
Dec 1976–May 1977
6-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1944
Nov 1976–May 1977
7-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1927, 1957
Oct 1976–May 1977
8-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899, 1979
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1909, 1947
Sep 1976–May 1977
9-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1910, 1924, 1947, 1958, 1963
Aug 1976–May 1977
10-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1907, 1926, 1963, 2008
Jul 1976–May 1977
11-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1903
Jun 1976–May 1977
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1904
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1910, 1924, 1925, 1930, 1984, 2008
Dec 1975–May 1977
18-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1921, 1933, 1998
Jun 1975–May 1977
24-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1905
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1974–May 1977
36-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1905, 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000
Ties: 1931, 1974, 2009, 2016
Jun 1973–May 1977
48-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934
Ties: 1903, 1925, 1939, 1945, 1999
Jun 1972–May 1977
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1907, 1997
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1935
Ties: 1926, 1959, 1984

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