Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1963, 2005
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 2011, 2019
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1960
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978, 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 2001
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1927, 1952, 1981
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1904
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1904, 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1955
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1904
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1972
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1904
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1904
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1976
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1904
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1914, 1976, 2007
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1905
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1914, 1990, 2011
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1942, 1976, 2003, 2009
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1980
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1936, 1938, 1943, 1950, 1975, 1976, 1994
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1906, 1907, 1908, 1981
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2002
Ties: 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/