Climate at a Glance

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
72.6°F
(22.6°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1915
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1947
Ties: 1919, 1933, 1952
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
73.1°F
(22.8°C)
74.4°F
(23.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1915
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Ties: 1962
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
72.7°F
(22.6°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1915
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Ties: 1926, 1962, 1994, 2000, 2003
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
70.6°F
(21.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1915
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934, 1936
Ties: 1963, 1972
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1903, 1929, 1958, 1990
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1950, 1960
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1950
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1904, 1912
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2014
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1918
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1905
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1905
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1908 1906
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/