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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1963

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1963
1-Month
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
-11.4°F
(-6.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2006
Dec 1962–Jan 1963
2-Month
18.9°F
(-7.3°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
-8.1°F
(-4.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2002
Nov 1962–Jan 1963
3-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2002
Ties: 1979
Oct 1962–Jan 1963
4-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2002
Sep 1962–Jan 1963
5-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2016
Ties: 1982
Aug 1962–Jan 1963
6-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2002, 2016
Ties: 1982
Jul 1962–Jan 1963
7-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012
Jun 1962–Jan 1963
8-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2006
May 1962–Jan 1963
9-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2006
Ties: 1993, 2014
Apr 1962–Jan 1963
10-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2006
Ties: 1982
Mar 1962–Jan 1963
11-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Feb 1962–Jan 1963
12-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1997
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 1999
Aug 1961–Jan 1963
18-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2017
Ties: 1970
Feb 1961–Jan 1963
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1980
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2000
Ties: 1977, 1997
Feb 1960–Jan 1963
36-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2008
Ties: 1970
Feb 1959–Jan 1963
48-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
46th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1969, 1997
Feb 1958–Jan 1963
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1981
-- -- 2003

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/