Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 3. West

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.7°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1983
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 2000
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1931
Ties: 1921, 1936, 1940
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1978, 1986
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1905, 1959, 2018
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1963, 2018
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1908, 1920, 1957, 1963, 1979, 1986
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1908, 1962
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Ties: 1899, 1940, 1952, 1965
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1897, 1900, 1914, 1940, 1942, 1983
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1901, 1915, 1968
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1902, 1943, 1958, 1985
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1968, 1969, 2009
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 2015
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1934
Ties: 1917, 1961, 1996
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1905
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1934
Ties: 1981, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/