Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1896
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1919, 2019
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978, 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1955
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1919
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904, 1978
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1903, 1914, 1949, 1990, 2010, 2018
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1914, 1938, 1985
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1898
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1972
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 2002
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1931, 1985
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1984
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1980
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2019
Ties: 1909, 1911, 1914, 1921, 1931, 1966, 1983
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1906, 1907, 1908, 1981
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2002
Ties: 1926, 1947, 1977, 1996, 1998

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/