Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1907
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1896
Ties: 1945
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 2011
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 2007
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978, 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1927, 1939
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1930, 1957, 2010
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1909, 1911, 1964
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1978
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1916, 1930, 1947
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1908, 1916, 1927, 1933, 1966
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1913, 1915, 1961, 2001, 2009
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1908, 1913, 1925, 1967, 2009
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1925, 1966
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1940
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1940, 1945, 1986, 2009
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1898, 1938, 1947, 1948, 1958, 1966, 1975
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2019
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1952, 1960, 1964, 1965, 1972
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1906, 1907, 1908, 1981
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1910, 1914, 1916, 1965, 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/