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Illinois, Climate Division 8. Southwest

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
75.2°F
(24.0°C)
76.0°F
(24.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1915
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
76.0°F
(24.4°C)
77.0°F
(25.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Ties: 1906, 1929, 1970, 1984
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
75.3°F
(24.1°C)
75.9°F
(24.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1915, 1927
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Ties: 1902, 1960, 1963, 1971, 1990
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
72.2°F
(22.3°C)
73.2°F
(22.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Ties: 2004
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2010
Ties: 1897, 1966, 1971
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1992
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1917
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1980
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1906
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1980, 1981, 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/