Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 1. Northwest

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1977
Ties: 1916, 1953
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1977
Ties: 1939
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1896
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1947
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1992
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1942, 1983
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1946
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1903, 1922, 1928, 1946, 1981, 1990
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1972, 1981, 1985
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1964, 1983
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1914, 1955, 1964, 1983
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1935
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1923, 1953, 1956, 1981
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1921, 1923, 1987, 1989
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905, 1918, 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2000
Ties: 1916, 1937, 1948
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1980
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2001, 2002, 2007
Ties: 1936, 1974, 1975, 1986, 1994
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907, 1908
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2002
Ties: 1924, 1939, 1945, 1956, 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/