Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 1. Northwest

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1977
Ties: 2006
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1977
Ties: 1905, 1916, 1968, 2008, 2019
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1960
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1967, 1972, 1989
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1947
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1910, 1915, 2009, 2011, 2018
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1966, 1967
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1907, 1977
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1910
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1907, 1940, 1975
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1908, 1913, 1925
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1953, 1972, 2008
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1902, 1946, 1973, 1984
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1923, 1938, 1953, 1981
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1915, 1940
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1905, 1918, 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1922, 1939
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1980
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2001, 2002, 2007
Ties: 1922, 1924, 1957, 2014
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1907, 1908
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2002
Ties: 1924, 1938, 1939, 1945, 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/