Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2018
Ties: 1994
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1896
Ties: 1931
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1960
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1923
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1982, 1984, 2013
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978, 1979
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1907, 1913, 1916, 1951, 1968, 1993
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1910, 1926, 1960
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1948, 1961, 1969, 1980, 2001
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904, 1978
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1907, 1961
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1969
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 2015
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1902, 1969
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1930, 1971
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1928, 1993
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1949, 1957
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1921, 1993
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1980
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1936, 1938, 1950, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1994
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1906, 1907, 1908, 1981
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2002
Ties: 1924, 1932, 1938, 1945, 1955, 1976, 1988, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/