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Illinois, Climate Division 3. West

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1924
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1949, 1969, 1974
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1902, 1988, 2015
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1927, 1934, 2007
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1933, 1953, 1983
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1983
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1950, 2020
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1949
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1896, 1964
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1992, 2004
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1919, 1964
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1909, 1938, 1950, 1989, 2020
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1941, 1965
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1900, 1917, 1927, 1972, 1984, 1994
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1935
Ties: 1918, 1971, 1978
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1906, 1907, 1979
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1935
Ties: 1905, 1908, 1980, 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 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/