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Springfield, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1983
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2021
Ties: 1999
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 2000
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1915, 1973
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1931
Ties: 2017
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1933, 1975, 2005, 2020
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1922, 1946, 1956, 1984
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1922, 1956, 1984, 2020
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1970, 1979
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1952, 1982
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012, 2016
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1925, 1942, 1974, 1983
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1937, 1945
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1904
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012, 2016
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1995
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1905
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1922, 1935, 1939, 2005
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1921, 1924, 1987, 2011
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019, 2020
Ties: 1937, 1975, 1987, 1988, 1995

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