Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1983
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1955
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1950
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1911, 1960, 2008
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1931
Ties: 1896, 1930, 1968
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1976
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1976
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Ties: 1905, 1957
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1976
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Ties: 1905, 1966, 1997, 2008
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Ties: 1937, 1966, 1981, 1997
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Ties: 1972
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1898, 1945, 1993
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1920, 1928, 1968, 1980, 1985
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1916, 1968, 2013
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1906, 1966, 1985
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904, 1979
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1902, 1929
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1905
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1897, 1929, 2015
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1905
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2001, 2018
Ties: 1926, 1927, 1963, 1970, 1982
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1905
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2002
Ties: 1917, 1927, 1928, 1963, 1978, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/