Climate at a Glance

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Springfield, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1983
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1939, 1987, 1999
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 2000
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1913, 2003, 2004
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1931
Ties: 1947, 1973
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1931
Ties: 1933, 1946, 1956, 1973, 1980, 2017
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1940, 2010
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1931
Ties: 1959, 1964, 1994, 1999
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1914
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1913, 1922
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1977
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1990, 2015
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012, 2016
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904, 1905
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1933, 1947, 1992
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1905
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Ties: 1934, 1940, 2001, 2002
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1905
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1905
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019, 2020
Ties: 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/