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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1991

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1991
1-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
6.3°F
(3.5°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1967, 1997
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977
Apr–May 1991
2-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
4.6°F
(2.5°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1983
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977
Mar–May 1991
3-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1996
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–May 1991
4-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1978
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1991
5-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2012
Dec 1990–May 1991
6-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Nov 1990–May 1991
7-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1979
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1990–May 1991
8-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1987
Sep 1990–May 1991
9-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1978
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Aug 1990–May 1991
10-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1978
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1990–May 1991
11-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1978
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jun 1990–May 1991
12-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1978
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1987
Dec 1989–May 1991
18-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1979
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Ties: 1992
Jun 1989–May 1991
24-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Jun 1988–May 1991
36-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2000
Ties: 2009
Jun 1987–May 1991
48-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1980
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2001, 2002
Ties: 1990
Jun 1986–May 1991
60-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1981
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/