Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1907
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1934
Ties: 1942
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1907
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1977
Ties: 1914, 2016
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1960
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
4.1°F
(2.2°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
4.6°F
(2.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1998
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
4.6°F
(2.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 2002
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899, 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1904
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1905
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1905, 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1907
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 1934
Ties: 1922, 1924, 1957, 1991, 2020
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907, 1997
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1935
Ties: 1923, 1936, 1989, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2009

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/