Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 3. West

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1983
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1951
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 2000
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1920
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1915, 1954, 1979
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1949, 2019
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1908, 1923, 1990
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1908, 1982, 1984, 2003, 2010, 2020
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1965, 2002
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1897, 2002
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1895, 1897
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1911, 1948
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1971, 1988
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2012
Ties: 1949
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1965, 1995, 2003, 2019
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1930, 1937, 1986
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1911, 1920, 1930, 1944, 1958, 1964, 1966, 2009, 2014
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1934
Ties: 1899, 1915, 1928, 1966, 1975, 1983, 1984
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1934
Ties: 1899, 1909, 1917, 1929, 1964, 1968

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/