Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 8. Southwest

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917, 1924
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1963
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1939, 1972
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1985, 2019, 2020
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1950, 1957, 1995, 2010
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1990
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1933, 1965, 1989
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1943, 1948
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1903, 1908, 1967, 1985, 1990, 2009, 2010, 2011
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1948, 1986
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1957, 2005
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904, 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1914, 1938, 1957, 2008
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1910, 1920, 1926, 1949, 1990, 2010
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905, 1978
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1911, 1916, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1948, 1958, 1966
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1899, 1901, 1930, 1952, 1961
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1978
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979, 1980, 1981
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1979, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/