Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1938, 1957, 2017
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1896
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1960
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1945
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1959, 2011
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978, 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1908, 1981
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1946
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1955, 1995
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904, 1978
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1919, 1939, 2007
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1954
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1939, 1954
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1939, 1954, 1987, 1998
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1987, 1991, 1992
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1935
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1979
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1974, 1976, 2003, 2009
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1980
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1923, 1988, 1990, 1991, 2004
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1906, 1907, 1908, 1981
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2002
Ties: 1923, 1958, 2005, 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/