Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1968
1-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1983
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Nov–Dec 1968
2-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1950
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2015
Ties: 1904
Oct–Dec 1968
3-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1931
Ties: 1896, 1930, 1961
Sep–Dec 1968
4-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1904
Aug–Dec 1968
5-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1916, 1958, 1964, 1983, 1997, 2009
Jul–Dec 1968
6-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1931
Ties: 1902, 1905, 1919, 1944
Jun–Dec 1968
7-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1916
May–Dec 1968
8-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1895, 1932, 2009
Apr–Dec 1968
9-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1902, 1932, 2014
Mar–Dec 1968
10-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Ties: 1919, 1923, 1940, 1944, 1981, 1984, 1995, 2009
Feb–Dec 1968
11-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Ties: 1920, 1928, 1961, 1980, 1985
Jan–Dec 1968
12-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Ties: 1916, 1961, 2013
Jul 1967–Dec 1968
18-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1899, 1903, 1996
Jan 1967–Dec 1968
24-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904, 1979
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1963, 1969, 1970
Jan 1966–Dec 1968
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1905
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1951, 1952, 1960, 1962, 1981
Jan 1965–Dec 1968
48-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1905
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2001, 2018
Ties: 1902, 1908, 1910, 1962, 1996
Jan 1964–Dec 1968
60-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1905
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1960, 1966, 1967, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/