Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 8. Southwest

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917, 1924
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1906, 1913
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1895, 1927, 1967, 1975, 2003
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1939, 1981
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1948, 1973, 2002
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1934, 1941, 1965
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1908, 1939, 1967, 1974
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1939, 2020
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1974, 1976
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1942, 1954, 1992, 2020
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1987
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1922
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1914, 1938, 1998, 2004
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905, 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1921, 1946, 1950, 1974, 1986
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1959, 1965, 1983, 1994, 1996, 1998
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1899, 1912, 1914, 1931, 1952, 1960, 1973, 1983, 1997
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979, 1980, 1981
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1920, 1962, 1963, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/