Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1902, 1963, 1969, 2018
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1930, 1999
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1918, 1964
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978, 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1908, 1942
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1927, 1952, 1974
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1934, 1941, 1985, 1990
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904, 1978
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1909, 1935, 1990, 2008
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1946
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1931, 1934
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1931, 1941, 1957, 1995, 2005, 2013
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1898, 1984, 1990
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1901, 1941, 1958, 1996, 2010
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1901, 1917, 1930, 1962, 1968
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1919, 1920
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1908 1906, 1907, 1908, 1981
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2002
Ties: 1906, 1907, 1908

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/