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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
11.7°F
(-11.3°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-12.8°F
(-7.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
18.4°F
(-7.6°C)
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
-8.2°F
(-4.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1997
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2006
Ties: 1968
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Ties: 1994
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Ties: 1963, 1982
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1973, 1994
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1997
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1980
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Ties: 1968, 1969, 1978
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1981
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2001
Ties: 1963
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1980
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1981
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1981
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2003
Ties: 1965, 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/