Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 3. West

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1924
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1930
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1980
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1990
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1897, 1916, 1951, 1965, 1984, 2022
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1897, 1903, 1909, 1956
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 2018
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1896, 1903, 1990
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1896, 1957
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1949
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1953, 1956, 1990, 1995, 2018
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1948, 1988
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1920, 1941, 1948, 1964, 1995, 2019
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1911, 1924, 1953, 1975, 1984, 1986, 1998, 2011
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1900, 1917, 1927, 1981, 1984, 1994
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1935
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1968
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906, 1907, 1979
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1935
Ties: 1904, 1962

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/