Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
76.6°F
(24.8°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1915
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1947
Ties: 1955
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
76.4°F
(24.7°C)
74.4°F
(23.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1915
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
Ties: 1943
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
74.2°F
(23.4°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1915
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1936
Ties: 1899, 1918, 1925, 1937, 1984, 1999
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1915
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1934, 1936
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Ties: 1931, 1943, 1995, 2017
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904, 1950, 1960
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 2010, 2016, 2017
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904, 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 2016
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1919
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1931
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1925, 1931, 1988, 2004
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1898, 1972, 1974, 1988
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1896, 1941, 1947, 1976
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1957, 1973, 1974, 1998, 2010
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 1898, 1911, 1916, 1924, 1931, 1983, 1995
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1905
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1921, 1925, 1931, 1950, 1995, 2016
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1906
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2020
Ties: 1941, 1988, 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/