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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1962

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1962
1-Month
17.2°F
(-8.2°C)
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
-7.5°F
(-4.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2006
Dec 1961–Jan 1962
2-Month
21.5°F
(-5.8°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2002
Ties: 1970
Nov 1961–Jan 1962
3-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2002
Oct 1961–Jan 1962
4-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2002
Sep 1961–Jan 1962
5-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Ties: 2001
Aug 1961–Jan 1962
6-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2002
Jul 1961–Jan 1962
7-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1973
Jun 1961–Jan 1962
8-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2006
Ties: 1965, 1993, 1994
May 1961–Jan 1962
9-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 1999, 2006
Apr 1961–Jan 1962
10-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2006
Mar 1961–Jan 1962
11-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 1999
Ties: 1979
Feb 1961–Jan 1962
12-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1999
Ties: 1982, 1986
Aug 1960–Jan 1962
18-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1961, 1969, 1982
Feb 1960–Jan 1962
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2000
Ties: 1963, 2015
Feb 1959–Jan 1962
36-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2001, 2008
Ties: 1966, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/