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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1977
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2006
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1991
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 2001
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1986, 1997
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1997
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1962
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1999, 2006
Ties: 1975, 1993
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006
Ties: 1968
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1999
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1999
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2000
Ties: 1967, 1985, 1998
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2001, 2008
Ties: 1967, 1983, 2016
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1963, 1966, 1969
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1981
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2003
Ties: 1972, 1984, 1986

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/