Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 8. Southwest

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917, 1924
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1896
Ties: 1910
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1941, 1988, 1992
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1948, 1972, 2002
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1945
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1903, 1907, 1975
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1913, 1947, 1956, 1962
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 2015
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1944
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1961, 1971
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1897, 1996
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1897, 1917, 1920, 2015
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1908, 1928, 1944, 1993, 1996, 2009
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905, 1978
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1940, 1949, 1965, 1975, 1989
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1909, 1925, 1927, 1967, 1975, 1986
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2019
Ties: 1899, 1912, 1914, 1931, 1952, 1960, 1972, 1983, 1997
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979, 1980, 1981
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020
Ties: 1903, 1918, 1930, 1961, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/