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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
15.6°F
(-9.1°C)
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
-9.0°F
(-5.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2006
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
21.5°F
(-5.8°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1962
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1986, 2001
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 2014
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1978
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2006
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1999, 2006
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2006
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1999
Ties: 1997
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1999
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1963, 1966, 1980, 1997
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1980
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1968, 1971, 1979
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2001, 2008
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1980
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1968, 1971, 1981
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1981
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2003
Ties: 1965, 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/