Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1926
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1896
Ties: 1905, 1913, 1939, 1946, 1952, 1975, 1978
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1960
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1898, 1914
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1949, 2002
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978, 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 2018
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1935, 2003, 2009
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1900, 1907, 1915, 1937, 2008
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904, 1978
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1906, 1993
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1907, 1915, 1930, 1959, 1962, 1965, 2001
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1903, 1927, 1933, 1950, 2003
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1896, 1988, 1989
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1909, 1946
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1991, 2001, 2008
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1923
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1980
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1957, 2000, 2006, 2012
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1906, 1907, 1908, 1981
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2002
Ties: 1936, 2000, 2010, 2017, 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/