Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2013
1-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934
Ties: 1898, 1908, 1950
Apr–May 2013
2-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
109th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1977
Ties: 1924
Mar–May 2013
3-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
119th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1984
Feb–May 2013
4-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1899
106th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1909, 1989
Jan–May 2013
5-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1956
Dec 2012–May 2013
6-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1945
Nov 2012–May 2013
7-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1933, 1935, 1974
Oct 2012–May 2013
8-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899, 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1913, 1927, 1930, 1933, 1967, 1972, 2018
Sep 2012–May 2013
9-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1909, 1913, 1915, 1927, 1944, 1953, 2010, 2015
Aug 2012–May 2013
10-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1899
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jul 2012–May 2013
11-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1896, 1937
Jun 2012–May 2013
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1948, 2003
Dec 2011–May 2013
18-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2011–May 2013
24-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1905
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2010–May 2013
36-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1905, 1918
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2000
Ties: 1933, 2006, 2007
Jun 2009–May 2013
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1907
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 1934
Ties: 1941, 1992
Jun 2008–May 2013
60-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1907, 1997
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1935
Ties: 1925, 1943, 1957, 1990, 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/