Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 6. West Southwest

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1924
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1898, 1963, 1979
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1896
Ties: 1936, 1956, 2003
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1896, 2016
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1991
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 2002, 2004
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1896, 1995
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1896, 1928, 1949, 1983
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1981
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1919, 1931, 1934, 1941, 2005
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1919, 1941, 1964, 2018
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1898, 1945, 1949, 1981
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1988, 1991
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1898, 1965, 1967, 1973, 1975, 1986, 2010, 2011
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1980
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1945, 1987, 2015
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1906, 1907, 1908
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1957
Ties: 1943, 1955, 1959, 1989, 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/