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Illinois, Climate Division 6. West Southwest

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1924
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1898, 1938, 1963
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1896
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1916, 2014
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1936
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2014
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1951, 2014
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1905
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1980
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1908 1906, 1907, 1908
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1957
Ties: 1905, 1980, 1981

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/