Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 5. East

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1915, 1968
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1977
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1960
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1907
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1978
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1905, 1916, 1920, 1926, 1958
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1978
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 2014
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1978
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1902
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1905, 1918
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1963, 1996
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1943
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1924, 1943, 1984, 1994
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1924, 1943
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1943
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1920, 1958, 1975
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1945, 1996
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905, 1906
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1924, 1944, 1986, 2011
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1905
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1941, 1944, 1974, 1976, 2011
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1905, 1906, 1908
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1922, 1951, 1977, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/