Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 8. Southwest

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917, 1924
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1897, 1945, 1954
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1896
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1960
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1928
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1933
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1913, 1923, 1926, 2003
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1923
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1971, 1993, 2001
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1917, 1993, 1994
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1917, 1993
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1978
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1994
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1963
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1904, 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1963, 1982
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1969, 1971
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1905, 1978
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1912
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1979
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1917, 1928, 1931, 1953, 1985
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1980
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1899, 1912, 1914, 1931, 1952, 1960, 1972, 1973, 1983
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1979, 1980, 1981
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1935, 2019
Ties: 1904, 1909, 1919, 1964, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/