Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1982
1-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Apr–May 1982
2-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1977
Ties: 1931, 1956, 2009, 2011
Mar–May 1982
3-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1960
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1926, 1937, 1956, 1966
Feb–May 1982
4-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1920, 1972
Jan–May 1982
5-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Dec 1981–May 1982
6-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1984
Nov 1981–May 1982
7-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Oct 1981–May 1982
8-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899, 1979
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1897, 1984
Sep 1981–May 1982
9-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1962, 1965, 1993
Aug 1981–May 1982
10-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1965
Jul 1981–May 1982
11-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1920
Jun 1981–May 1982
12-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1904
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Dec 1980–May 1982
18-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1938, 1947, 1956
Jun 1980–May 1982
24-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1949, 1958, 1985
Jun 1979–May 1982
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1905, 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1946, 1983, 1985, 1993
Jun 1978–May 1982
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1907
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1929, 1930, 1951, 1954
Jun 1977–May 1982
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907, 1997
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1935
Ties: 1919, 1952, 1962, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/