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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1966

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1966
1-Month
18.5°F
(-7.5°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-6.5°F
(-3.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2006
Dec 1965–Jan 1966
2-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2002
Nov 1965–Jan 1966
3-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1991
Oct 1965–Jan 1966
4-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
16th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 2008
Sep 1965–Jan 1966
5-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1998
Aug 1965–Jan 1966
6-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2002
Ties: 1964
Jul 1965–Jan 1966
7-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1980, 1981
Jun 1965–Jan 1966
8-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2006
Ties: 1984, 2004
May 1965–Jan 1966
9-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1999, 2006
Ties: 1967, 2003
Apr 1965–Jan 1966
10-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2006
Ties: 1965, 1978
Mar 1965–Jan 1966
11-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1999
Ties: 1986
Feb 1965–Jan 1966
12-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1997
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1999
Ties: 1981, 1990
Aug 1964–Jan 1966
18-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Feb 1964–Jan 1966
24-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1980, 2015
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2000
Ties: 1961, 1985
Feb 1963–Jan 1966
36-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1981
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2001, 2008
Ties: 1967, 1985
Feb 1962–Jan 1966
48-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1980
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2002
Ties: 1965, 1978
Feb 1961–Jan 1966
60-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1981
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2003
Ties: 1972, 1977, 1984, 1997

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on October 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/