Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
4.4°F
(2.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1907
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1896
Ties: 1921, 1999, 2017
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1960
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1905, 1976
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1942, 2011
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978, 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1989
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1916, 1923
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904, 1978
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1915, 2019
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1907, 1915, 1930, 1956, 1962, 1965, 2001
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1944, 1966
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1906, 1930, 1962, 1975
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1924, 1952, 1958, 1975, 1980
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1903, 1929, 1961, 1962
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1930, 1951
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 1903, 1909, 1910, 1925, 1931, 1951, 1965, 1967, 1996
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1980
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1903, 1915, 1917, 1984, 1985
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1906, 1907, 1908, 1981
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1946, 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/