Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2010
1-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1934
Apr–May 2010
2-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1907
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 1977
Mar–May 2010
3-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1960
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Feb–May 2010
4-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 1910, 1922, 1941
Jan–May 2010
5-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1953, 2015
Dec 2009–May 2010
6-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1913, 2018
Nov 2009–May 2010
7-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1989
Oct 2009–May 2010
8-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1899, 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1961, 2003, 2015
Sep 2009–May 2010
9-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1909, 1913, 1915, 1927, 1944, 1953, 2013, 2015
Aug 2009–May 2010
10-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1937, 1953, 1959, 1966, 1968, 1973
Jul 2009–May 2010
11-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1907, 1947
Jun 2009–May 2010
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1903, 1947, 2019
Dec 2008–May 2010
18-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1979
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1973
Jun 2008–May 2010
24-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1905
91st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2017
Ties: 1983
Jun 2007–May 2010
36-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1905, 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2000
Ties: 1901, 1984
Jun 2006–May 2010
48-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1907
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1934
Ties: 1947, 1967
Jun 2005–May 2010
60-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907, 1997
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1935
Ties: 1924, 1939, 1945, 2014

Citing This Page

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