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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2006
Ties: 1968, 1981, 1986
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2002
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1967, 2004
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1987
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2002
Ties: 1992
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1987, 2003, 2011
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1964, 1981
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2006
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2006
Ties: 1991, 1996
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Ties: 1998
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1965, 2010
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1963
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2000
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1981
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2001
Ties: 1982, 2016
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2002
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2003

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/