Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006
Ties: 1922, 1961
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1932
Ties: 1908, 1980, 1999, 2005
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1932
Ties: 1900, 1921, 1954, 1975, 1998
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1932
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 1932
Ties: 1914
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1932
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 2007
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918, 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1950
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1900, 1931, 1955
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 1964
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1956
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1965, 2011
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2013
Ties: 1965, 1996
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2013
Ties: 1900, 1909, 1925, 1983, 1997
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1934, 2002, 2019
Ties: 1902, 1952, 1973, 1978
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1935, 2003
Ties: 1929, 1930, 1962

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/