Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 8. Southwest

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917, 1924
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Ties: 1899, 1908
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1896
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1957, 2018
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 2007, 2011
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1995
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1935, 1964
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1909, 1937, 2011, 2018
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1946, 2011, 2013
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904, 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1934, 1987, 2002
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1934, 1991, 2005
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905, 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1957, 2002
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2018
Ties: 1917, 1928, 1931, 1985, 1997
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1980
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2019
Ties: 1909, 1915, 1927, 1951, 1966, 1977
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979, 1980, 1981
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1935, 2019
Ties: 1927, 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/