Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934
Ties: 1964, 2012
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 1977
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1960
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Ties: 1895, 1939
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
4.6°F
(2.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2017
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
4.6°F
(2.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2016
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1931
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899, 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1976
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2005
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1939, 1942
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1942
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1904
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1942, 1954
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1921, 1933, 1977
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1905
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1903, 1920, 1924
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1905, 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2000
Ties: 1909, 1914, 1926, 1927, 1975, 2011
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 1934
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1926, 1946, 1950, 1964, 1966, 1974, 1975, 1985, 1986
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907, 1997
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1935
Ties: 1912, 1916, 1960, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/