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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1982

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1982
1-Month
14.1°F
(-9.9°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-10.9°F
(-6.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Dec 1981–Jan 1982
2-Month
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
-6.6°F
(-3.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2002
Nov 1981–Jan 1982
3-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2002
Ties: 1997
Oct 1981–Jan 1982
4-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2002
Ties: 2009
Sep 1981–Jan 1982
5-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1963, 1978
Aug 1981–Jan 1982
6-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2002
Jul 1981–Jan 1982
7-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jun 1981–Jan 1982
8-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Ties: 1994, 2001
May 1981–Jan 1982
9-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1999, 2006
Apr 1981–Jan 1982
10-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Ties: 2001
Mar 1981–Jan 1982
11-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1999
Feb 1981–Jan 1982
12-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1997
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 2004
Aug 1980–Jan 1982
18-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1981, 2004
Feb 1980–Jan 1982
24-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1980, 2015
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000
Ties: 1968, 1970, 1971, 1986, 2010
Feb 1979–Jan 1982
36-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1981
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2001, 2008
Ties: 1977
Feb 1978–Jan 1982
48-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2002
Feb 1977–Jan 1982
60-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1981
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2003
Ties: 1979

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on October 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/