Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1983
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1895, 2004
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1922
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1907, 2008
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1911, 1952
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1912, 1930, 1934, 1949, 1959, 1960, 1991
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1899, 2017
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1940, 1946, 1991
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1994
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1971, 2004, 2020
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1952, 1957, 1959
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1900, 1919, 2019
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1946
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904, 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1955, 1998, 2005
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1934, 2001, 2019
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2001, 2018
Ties: 1939, 1949, 1989, 1992, 2014
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1987, 1992, 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/