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Illinois, Climate Division 8. Southwest

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917, 1924
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1999
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1938, 1948, 2018
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1960
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1925, 1963, 1967
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1954, 1955, 1999
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1896, 1955, 2004, 2007
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1908, 1939, 1967, 1972
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1946
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1972, 1976
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 2005
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1942, 1954, 2002
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1904, 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1921, 1992
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1905, 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1921, 1946, 1950, 1972, 1986
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1922, 1943, 1999, 2005, 2009
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1980
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1925, 1999, 2016
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979, 1980, 1981
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2020
Ties: 1927, 1953

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/