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Illinois, Climate Division 4. Central

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1960
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1906, 1912, 1983
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978, 1979
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1979
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
-5.3°F
(-3.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2017
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1905
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1980
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1905
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1900, 1912
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1899, 1913, 1963, 1970
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905, 1906
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002, 2019
Ties: 1910, 1916, 1965, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/