Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2015
1-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 1934
Ties: 2014
Apr–May 2015
2-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1907
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1977
Ties: 2005
Mar–May 2015
3-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1960
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1922
Feb–May 2015
4-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1967
Jan–May 2015
5-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1953, 2010
Dec 2014–May 2015
6-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1930
Nov 2014–May 2015
7-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Ties: 1973
Oct 2014–May 2015
8-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899, 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Ties: 1961, 2003, 2010
Sep 2014–May 2015
9-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Ties: 1909, 1913, 1915, 1927, 1944, 1953, 2010, 2013
Aug 2014–May 2015
10-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Ties: 1902, 1910, 1930, 1933
Jul 2014–May 2015
11-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Ties: 1926, 1968, 1973
Jun 2014–May 2015
12-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1904
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Ties: 1913, 1926, 1950, 1966, 2009
Dec 2013–May 2015
18-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
113th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2017
Ties: 1994
Jun 2013–May 2015
24-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1905
111th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2017
Ties: 1960
Jun 2012–May 2015
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1905, 1918
95th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2000
Ties: 1920, 1929, 1930, 1969
Jun 2011–May 2015
48-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 1934
Ties: 1956
Jun 2010–May 2015
60-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1907, 1997
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 1935
Ties: 1938, 1988, 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/