Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1983
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1950
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1927, 1981, 1992
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1928
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1990
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1954
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1933, 2003
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 2002
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1944, 1970, 2002
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1911, 1952, 2003
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1994
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1922
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1974, 1992, 1995, 2003, 2015
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904, 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1919, 1928, 1971, 1986
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1915, 1942, 1947, 1949
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2001, 2018
Ties: 1911, 1914, 1916, 1937, 1943, 1958, 1975
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2002
Ties: 1911, 1952, 1965, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/