Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1990
1-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1934
Ties: 1996
Apr–May 1990
2-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1977
Ties: 1905, 1943
Mar–May 1990
3-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1960
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1927, 1959, 2009
Feb–May 1990
4-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1918, 1964
Jan–May 1990
5-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1931, 1981
Dec 1989–May 1990
6-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1922, 1983
Nov 1989–May 1990
7-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Oct 1989–May 1990
8-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899, 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1922, 1935, 1974, 1988
Sep 1989–May 1990
9-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1948
Aug 1989–May 1990
10-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 1906, 1928, 1935
Jul 1989–May 1990
11-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 1902, 1908, 1911, 1946, 1983
Jun 1989–May 1990
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 1896, 1923, 1937, 1995
Dec 1988–May 1990
18-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1940, 2008
Jun 1988–May 1990
24-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1938, 1987
Jun 1987–May 1990
36-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1905, 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2000
Ties: 1987, 1988, 1999
Jun 1986–May 1990
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1907
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1934
Ties: 1933, 2008
Jun 1985–May 1990
60-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1907, 1997
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1935
Ties: 1925, 1943, 1957, 2013, 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/