Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1968, 1971, 1990, 2008
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1896
Ties: 1905, 1913, 1939, 1952, 1956, 1975, 1978
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1960
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1978
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1978, 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1938, 1991
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1978
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1942
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1904
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1938, 1939, 1983
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1904, 1978
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1922
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1904
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1898, 1941
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1904
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1981
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1909, 1956
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1897, 1920, 2010
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1905
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1965, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1993, 1998
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1916, 1937, 1949, 1985, 2010, 2011
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1980
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1916, 1947, 1967
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1906, 1907, 1908, 1981
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2020
Ties: 1959, 1994

Citing This Page

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