Climate at a Glance

Divisional Rankings

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Illinois, Climate Division 3. West

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
4.9°F
(2.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1983
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 2000
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1921, 1936, 1970
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 2003
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1921, 1930, 1933, 1948
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1922, 2005, 2012
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1930, 1994
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1923, 1959, 1964
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1923, 1952, 2019
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1899, 1952, 1965, 1970
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1897, 1900, 1914, 1942, 1970, 1983
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1902, 1966, 2013
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1904
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1944, 1980, 1992, 2010
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1965, 1974, 2003
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1905
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1956, 2001, 2013
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1934
Ties: 1924, 1987, 1991
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1934
Ties: 1937, 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/