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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
24.4°F
(-4.2°C)
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2006
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1992
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1998
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 2011
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1999, 2006
Ties: 1991
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 1999
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 1999
Ties: 1987
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1972, 1995
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1980
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2000
Ties: 1961, 2010
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2001, 2008
Ties: 1997
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1980
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1981
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2003

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/