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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2006
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 2005
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1995
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1999, 2006
Ties: 1960, 1983
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2006
Ties: 1960, 1987
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1999
Ties: 1983
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1999
Ties: 1960, 1998
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1974, 1995
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2001, 2008
Ties: 1975, 1984
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
33rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1976, 1987, 1997
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2003
Ties: 1973, 1984, 1986

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/