Climate at a Glance

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1971
1-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
6.7°F
(3.7°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1925
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1963
Sep–Oct 1971
2-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
4.8°F
(2.6°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1897, 2016
Ties: 1931
Aug–Oct 1971
3-Month
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1947
Ties: 1998
Jul–Oct 1971
4-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1936
Ties: 1995
Jun–Oct 1971
5-Month
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1936
Ties: 1938, 1998
May–Oct 1971
6-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1936
Ties: 1897, 1899, 1930, 1977, 1980, 1986, 2011
Apr–Oct 1971
7-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2010
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1956, 1999, 2001
Mar–Oct 1971
8-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1897, 1944, 1949, 1964, 2001
Feb–Oct 1971
9-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1918, 1932, 1942, 1957, 1985
Jan–Oct 1971
10-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1901, 1947, 1976, 2013
Dec 1970–Oct 1971
11-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1925, 1957, 1981, 1985, 2015
Nov 1970–Oct 1971
12-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1959
May 1970–Oct 1971
18-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1898, 1973, 1986
Nov 1969–Oct 1971
24-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1908, 1925, 1926, 1937, 1958, 1959, 1966, 1985
Nov 1968–Oct 1971
36-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1979
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2018
Ties: 1913, 1928, 1929, 1960, 1963
Nov 1967–Oct 1971
48-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1908, 1912, 1917, 1926, 1927, 1961, 1969
Nov 1966–Oct 1971
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905, 1906
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002, 2020
Ties: 1902, 1927, 1962, 1964, 1969, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/