Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 5. East

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
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1933, 2014
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1977
Ties: 1913, 1952, 1960, 1976, 1980, 1993
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1960
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1898, 1934, 1939
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1932, 1948, 2002
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1908, 1985, 2021
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1925
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1947
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1965
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1927, 1937, 1993
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1945, 2001
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1948, 1990, 2011
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1944, 1948
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1931, 1989, 2004, 2011
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 2001, 2008, 2020
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1905, 1906
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1905
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 2000, 2008
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1905, 1906, 1908
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2020
Ties: 1989, 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/