Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 3. West

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1983
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1964, 1969
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 2000
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1931
Ties: 1897, 1905
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1959, 1961, 1962, 1966
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1902, 1904, 1909, 1942, 2009
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1896, 1902, 1915, 1919, 1937, 1974
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1961
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1943, 1993, 2014
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1923, 1975, 2002
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1923, 1927, 1928, 1932, 1948, 1957, 1994
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1919, 1964, 2004
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1915, 1936, 1948, 2010
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1907, 1925, 1961, 1967, 1996
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1918
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1970, 1997

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/