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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1961

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1961
1-Month
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2006
Dec 1960–Jan 1961
2-Month
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2002
Nov 1960–Jan 1961
3-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1977
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2002
Oct 1960–Jan 1961
4-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2002
Sep 1960–Jan 1961
5-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2016
Ties: 2019
Aug 1960–Jan 1961
6-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2002
Ties: 1971, 1985
Jul 1960–Jan 1961
7-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2002, 2006, 2012
Jun 1960–Jan 1961
8-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2006
May 1960–Jan 1961
9-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1999, 2006
Apr 1960–Jan 1961
10-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2006
Ties: 1969, 1986, 1990, 1996
Mar 1960–Jan 1961
11-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1999
Ties: 1968
Feb 1960–Jan 1961
12-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1997
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1999
Ties: 1970, 2009
Aug 1959–Jan 1961
18-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1969
Feb 1959–Jan 1961
24-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest to Date 2015
36th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1973

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/