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Illinois, Climate Division 6. West Southwest

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1924
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 2002
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1907
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1896
Ties: 1901, 1909, 1995
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1911, 1941
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1981
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1909
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1898, 1913, 1916, 1952
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1910, 1915, 1956
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1900
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1907, 1915, 1933, 1967, 2003
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1907
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1902, 1906, 1913, 1943, 1947, 1984, 2010
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1928, 1948, 1958, 1964, 1967
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1940, 1946, 1953, 1972, 1986
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1898, 1938, 1965, 1967, 1975, 1986, 2010, 2011
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1901, 1909, 1910, 1914, 1921, 1931, 1952
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1906, 1907, 1908
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1957
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1921, 1962

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/