Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 3. West

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1924
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1922, 1988
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1896
Ties: 1899, 1908, 1913, 1944, 1958
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1960
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1970, 2018
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1978
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1953, 2020
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1949
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1897, 1903, 1909, 1972
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1961
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1965, 2003
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 2003
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1906, 1913, 1927, 1933, 1950
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1904
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1953, 1972, 1990, 1995, 2018
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1900, 1911, 1946, 1983, 2003
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1957, 1998, 2004
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1923, 1934, 1991
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1939, 2008
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1980
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1935
Ties: 1957
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1906, 1907, 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1935
Ties: 1933, 1938, 1939, 1943

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/