Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1934
Ties: 1953, 1989
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1977
Ties: 1931, 1956, 1982, 2009
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1960
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1899
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Ties: 1902, 1948
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
91st Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Ties: 1915, 1975
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
81st Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1899, 1979
75th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Ties: 1902
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1899
74th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2012
Ties: 1966
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1927, 1944, 1972, 2018
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1927, 1944, 1945, 2018
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1904
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1908, 1944, 1945, 2018
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1911, 1927, 1946, 1948, 1957, 1958, 1995
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1905
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1973, 2019
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1905, 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2000
Ties: 1909, 1914, 1926, 1927, 1975, 1998
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
84th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1934
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1917, 1927
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1907, 1997
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1935
Ties: 1950, 1994, 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/