Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2018
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1896
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1909, 1983
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1978
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1929, 1969
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1978, 1979
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1948
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1978
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1947
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1943, 1948, 1969, 1980, 2001
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904, 1978
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1907, 1943
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1900, 1937, 1947, 1967, 1989
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1913, 1915, 1973, 2001, 2009
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1907
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1902, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1913, 1947, 1984, 2001
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1903, 1929, 1959, 1962
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1905
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1899, 1926, 1927, 1929
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1926, 1952, 1963, 1969, 2015
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1980
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1913
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1906, 1907, 1908, 1981
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2002
Ties: 1901, 1921, 1927, 1964

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/