Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
72.9°F
(22.7°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1915
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1947
Ties: 2020
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
74.5°F
(23.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1915
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1936
Ties: 1903, 1929, 1981
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
71.9°F
(22.2°C)
73.5°F
(23.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1915
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1936
Ties: 1928
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1915
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934, 1936
Ties: 1963, 1979
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934
Ties: 1902, 1971, 2008
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1950, 1960
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1966, 2008
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1897
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1912
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1897, 1969, 2015
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1964
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1898, 1916, 1943, 1980, 1985
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1935, 1952, 1992
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1898, 1938, 1974, 1988
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1898, 2001
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1941, 1947, 1965, 1981
Sep 1969–Aug 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 1979
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1951, 1965, 1977, 1994
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1899, 1917, 1928, 1960, 1996
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020
Ties: 1912, 1929, 1930, 1964, 1978, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/