Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 2. Northeast

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1977
Ties: 2002
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1896, 1977
Ties: 1904, 1950
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1926
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904, 1947
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1900, 1996
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1912
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1895, 1917
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1984, 1997
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1952, 1958
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1910, 1960, 1967
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1925, 1958, 1959, 1965
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1966, 1971, 1975
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905, 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1928, 1947
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1914, 1938, 1945, 1950, 1957, 1975, 1984, 1993, 2019
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2000
Ties: 1941
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1907
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2001
Ties: 1944, 1958, 1974, 1975, 1998
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1908
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Ties: 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/