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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2006
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2002
Ties: 2000
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1992
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 2011
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1966, 1981
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2006
Ties: 2005
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1999, 2006
Ties: 1971, 1981
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1981, 1998, 2001, 2010
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1997
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1963
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1980, 2015
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2000
Ties: 2015
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1981
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2001, 2008
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2002
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2003

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/