Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 6. West Southwest

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1924
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1896
Ties: 1936, 1938, 2003
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1960
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1970, 2005
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1932, 1942
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1977, 2010
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1935, 1989, 2015
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1947
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1910, 1915, 1973
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1927, 1933, 1937, 1947
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1908, 1911, 1928, 1945, 1988, 2013, 2019
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1950, 1985, 2011
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1965, 1990
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1939, 1942
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1979
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 2019
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1980
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1935, 2018
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1906, 1907, 1908
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1957
Ties: 1958, 2003, 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/