Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 3. West

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1983
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 2000
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1896, 1922, 1938
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1906, 1944
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1952, 1957
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1934, 1960, 1979, 1987
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1923, 1965, 2006
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1899, 1914, 2012
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1918
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1956, 1971, 1991, 2006
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1918, 1956, 1999
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1971, 1973
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1908, 1955
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2000
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1991
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1922
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1934
Ties: 1954, 1989, 2003, 2004
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1934
Ties: 1937, 1940

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/