Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
78.0°F
(25.6°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1915
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1947
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
77.8°F
(25.4°C)
74.5°F
(23.6°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1915
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1936
Ties: 1901
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
76.4°F
(24.7°C)
73.5°F
(23.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1915
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1936
Ties: 2010
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
70.6°F
(21.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1915
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934, 1936
Ties: 2010
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904, 1950, 1960
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1955
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1922, 1952, 1986, 2002
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1904, 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1914, 2018
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1952
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1949, 1955
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1925, 1931, 1938, 2004
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1898, 1938, 1972, 1974
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1939, 1991
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2018
Ties: 1954, 1956
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1922, 1932, 2009
Sep 1983–Aug 1988
60-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1906
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1938, 1941, 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/