Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2005
1-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1907
91st Warmest Warmest since: 2004 1934
Ties: 1897, 1905, 1981
Apr–May 2005
2-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1907
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2004 1977
Ties: 2015
Mar–May 2005
3-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1960
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2012
Feb–May 2005
4-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1899
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan–May 2005
5-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1964, 1991
Dec 2004–May 2005
6-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Nov 2004–May 2005
7-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1976, 1981
Oct 2004–May 2005
8-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1899, 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Sep 2004–May 2005
9-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1998
Aug 2004–May 2005
10-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1954
Jul 2004–May 2005
11-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1899
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1991
Jun 2004–May 2005
12-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1904
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 2007
Dec 2003–May 2005
18-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2003–May 2005
24-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1905
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Ties: 2016
Jun 2002–May 2005
36-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1905, 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2000
Ties: 1940, 1956, 1991, 2014, 2019
Jun 2001–May 2005
48-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1907
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1934
Ties: 1942, 2000
Jun 2000–May 2005
60-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907, 1997
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 1935
Ties: 1923, 1936, 1989, 2000, 2001, 2009, 2017

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/