Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1983
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1937
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1950
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1976
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1937, 1950
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1909, 1929
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1910, 1985
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1898, 1929, 1985
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1985, 2000
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1925
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1961
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1967
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1912, 1979
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1905, 1960
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1909, 1940, 1980
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1943, 1950, 1952, 1966, 1983, 1989
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1910, 1916, 1924, 1928, 1930, 1945, 1959, 1971, 1976, 1977
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2001, 2018
Ties: 1912, 1951, 1960
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2002
Ties: 1899, 1902, 1909, 1929, 1951, 1964, 1971, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/