Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1942
1-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1983
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1898
Nov–Dec 1942
2-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 2014
Oct–Dec 1942
3-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1958, 1980
Sep–Dec 1942
4-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1974, 2014
Aug–Dec 1942
5-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1896
Jul–Dec 1942
6-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1958, 1974, 1993
Jun–Dec 1942
7-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1927, 1943, 1977
May–Dec 1942
8-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1960, 1993, 2013
Apr–Dec 1942
9-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Mar–Dec 1942
10-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1899, 1905, 1952, 1982
Feb–Dec 1942
11-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1975
Jan–Dec 1942
12-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1923, 1948, 2003
Jul 1941–Dec 1942
18-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1949, 2000
Jan 1941–Dec 1942
24-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904, 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Jan 1940–Dec 1942
36-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Ties: 1915, 1947, 1949, 1973
Jan 1939–Dec 1942
48-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2001, 2018
Ties: 1924, 1931, 2010
Jan 1938–Dec 1942
60-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2002
Ties: 1933, 1990, 2004, 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/