Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Ties: 2014
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1896
Ties: 1967
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1960
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1932, 1971, 1997
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1978
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1966, 1975
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1978, 1979
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1907, 1913, 1916, 1943, 1968, 1993
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904, 1978
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1970
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1905, 1982
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1905
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1899, 1905, 1912, 1979, 2014
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1979
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1936, 1952, 1963
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1905
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1930, 1959
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1979
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2018
Ties: 1903, 1909, 1910, 1925, 1931, 1959, 1965, 1967, 1996
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1980
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1977
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1906, 1907, 1908, 1981
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2020
Ties: 1915, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/