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Springfield, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1983
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 2000
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1934, 1974
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1976
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1931
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1922
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1922, 1946
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1921, 1946, 1956
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917, 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1956, 2011
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1914, 1918
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1952, 1962
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012, 2016
Ties: 1952, 1957, 1981, 1988, 2020
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1942, 1962, 1990
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1907, 1910, 1945, 1958, 2003
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012, 2016
Ties: 1935
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1923, 1992
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1905
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1939, 2006
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1944, 1947
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1905, 1906
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1956
Ties: 1923, 1938, 1939, 2009, 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/