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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1976

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1976
1-Month
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2006
Dec 1975–Jan 1976
2-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2002
Ties: 2018
Nov 1975–Jan 1976
3-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2002
Oct 1975–Jan 1976
4-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 2005
Sep 1975–Jan 1976
5-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Aug 1975–Jan 1976
6-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2002
Ties: 1992, 2000
Jul 1975–Jan 1976
7-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 2020
Jun 1975–Jan 1976
8-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2006
Ties: 2011
May 1975–Jan 1976
9-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1999, 2006
Ties: 1972, 1983
Apr 1975–Jan 1976
10-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2006
Ties: 1964, 1974
Mar 1975–Jan 1976
11-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1999
Feb 1975–Jan 1976
12-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1997
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1999
Ties: 1964, 2016, 2019
Aug 1974–Jan 1976
18-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1993, 1995, 2020
Feb 1974–Jan 1976
24-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1980, 2015
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2000
Ties: 1987, 2004
Feb 1973–Jan 1976
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1981
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2001, 2008
Ties: 1999, 2017
Feb 1972–Jan 1976
48-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1980
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2002
Ties: 1972
Feb 1971–Jan 1976
60-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1981
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2003
Ties: 1975

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