Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1934
Ties: 1964, 1998
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
4.8°F
(2.6°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1977
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
8.8°F
(4.9°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1960
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
8.3°F
(4.6°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
8.4°F
(4.6°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
8.1°F
(4.5°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
7.4°F
(4.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
6.7°F
(3.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899, 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
5.7°F
(3.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
5.1°F
(2.8°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1904
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1905
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1905, 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2000
Ties: 1935, 2008
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 1934
Ties: 1988, 1989
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907, 1997
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1935
Ties: 1938, 1988, 2015

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