Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
6.2°F
(3.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1983
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1950
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1986
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1976
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1931
Ties: 1967
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1976
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1931
Ties: 1905, 1957, 1964
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1976
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Ties: 1912, 1930, 1934, 1949, 1960, 1988, 1991
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Ties: 1914, 1928, 1983
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Ties: 1908, 1920, 1983, 1986
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Ties: 1899, 1911, 1980, 1982, 1984, 2019
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Ties: 1896, 1914, 1955, 1970, 2002, 2019
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2012
Ties: 1900, 1930, 1955
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1952, 1957, 1988
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2012
Ties: 1936, 1992
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1952
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904, 1979
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1896, 1912, 1916, 1962
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1910, 1916, 1924, 1928, 1930, 1945, 1971, 1972, 1976, 1977
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2001, 2018
Ties: 1984, 1995
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002
Ties: 1944, 1945, 1947, 1953, 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/