Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1925
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1963
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1897, 2016
Ties: 1980, 1996, 2014
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1947
Ties: 1989
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1936
Ties: 1903, 1925
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1936
Ties: 1909, 1928, 2004
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1936
Ties: 1902, 1925, 1950, 1961, 1969, 1990, 1993, 1996
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1910, 1927, 1979, 1989, 1990
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1975, 1979, 2009
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1906, 1928, 1965
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1920, 1923
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1906, 1937, 1948, 1950
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1950, 1952, 1974, 1980
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1897, 1913, 1923, 1950, 1974, 1985
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1936, 1948, 1981, 1996
Nov 1969–Oct 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 1904, 1979
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1908, 1930, 1965, 1984, 1994
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1962, 1968
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905, 1906
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1909, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1961, 1963, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/