Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
6.8°F
(3.7°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1983
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1950
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
4.9°F
(2.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Ties: 2001
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
4.4°F
(2.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Ties: 2007
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1900
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
Ties: 1953
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
Ties: 1991, 1999
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1931
Ties: 1900, 1922, 1933
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1988, 2004
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2012
Ties: 1949, 2002
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1896, 2000
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1900, 1919, 1948, 1957, 1983
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1919, 1928, 1973, 1986
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1910, 1916, 1924, 1928, 1930, 1945, 1959, 1972, 1976, 1977
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2001, 2018
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1915, 1997
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1899, 1902, 1909, 1929, 1951, 1964, 1972, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/