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Illinois, Climate Division 3. West

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1983
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 2000
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1899
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1915, 1954, 1973
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1930, 2020
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1934, 1960, 1987, 1988
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1960
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1901, 1912, 1959
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1908, 1920, 1957, 1963, 1970, 1986
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1942, 1960, 1982, 1990
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1895, 1897, 1910, 1947
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1907
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1912, 1926, 1977
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1905
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1905
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1904, 1906
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1905
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/