Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2004
1-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Apr–May 2004
2-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1907
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1977
Ties: 1906, 1915
Mar–May 2004
3-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1960
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1986
Feb–May 2004
4-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan–May 2004
5-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1911, 1927, 1928, 1939
Dec 2003–May 2004
6-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1919, 2007
Nov 2003–May 2004
7-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Oct 2003–May 2004
8-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899, 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1934, 1992
Sep 2003–May 2004
9-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1919
Aug 2003–May 2004
10-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jul 2003–May 2004
11-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1899
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1919, 1941, 1955
Jun 2003–May 2004
12-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1904
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Dec 2002–May 2004
18-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Ties: 1989
Jun 2002–May 2004
24-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1905
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Ties: 1991
Jun 2001–May 2004
36-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1905, 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2000
Jun 2000–May 2004
48-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1934
Ties: 1923, 1932, 1940, 2009, 2014
Jun 1999–May 2004
60-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907, 1997
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1935
Ties: 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/