Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 5. East

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
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 1954
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977
Ties: 1933, 1958, 1963, 1982, 2011, 2016, 2022
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2005
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1949, 1959, 2011
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2021
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1972, 1986, 2019
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1934, 1950, 1989
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1896, 1911, 1975
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1935, 1948
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1898, 1934, 1946
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1934, 1972
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1919, 1950
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1996
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1941, 1984
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905, 1906
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1910, 1914, 1928, 1952, 1961, 2015
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1908
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1908 1905, 1906, 1908
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1904

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/