Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 3. West

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1983
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1898, 1958
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 2000
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1976
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1898
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1932
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1898
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1924
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1935, 2000
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1898
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1969, 1992, 1993, 2014
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1903, 2008
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1907, 1916, 1920, 1963
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1910, 1926, 1977, 1985, 1993
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1963
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934
Ties: 1919, 1920, 1926, 1927, 1963, 1978, 1982
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934
Ties: 1918, 1971, 1978, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/