Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1933, 1957, 1982
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1957, 1982, 1995
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1983
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978, 1979
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1962
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1925
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1908, 1957
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1978
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1983
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1974
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1919, 1922
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1949, 1957, 1995
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1953
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1947, 1986, 1995
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1946, 1965, 1975, 1976, 1993, 1998
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1914, 1964, 1997
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1952, 1960, 1964, 1965, 1973
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906, 1907, 1908, 1981
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1909, 1930, 1962, 1983, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/