Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 5. East

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1898
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1977
Ties: 1932, 1949, 1974, 2009
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1896, 2017
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1954, 2007
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1946, 1988
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1914, 1988
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1914, 1953
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1898, 1957, 1988
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1898, 1983, 2003
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1909, 1915, 1947
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1949, 1986, 1990, 2019
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1905, 1906
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1898, 1931, 1972, 1983, 1997
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1905
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1977
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905, 1906, 1908
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1924, 1937, 1939, 1943

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/