Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1946, 1968, 1990, 2008
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1907
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1919
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1960
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1932, 1951, 1997
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1978
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1937
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1978, 1979
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1966
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1915
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 2015
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1978
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 2015
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1975
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1929, 1947
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1929, 1947, 1984
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1930, 1943
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1912, 1960, 1968
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1900, 1912, 1919, 1969, 1970, 1997
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1899, 1912, 1913, 1960
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1980
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1904, 1978
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1906, 1907, 1908, 1981
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2020
Ties: 1904, 1919, 1970

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/