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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2006
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1962
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1965, 1968
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1965
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2006
Ties: 1996
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1996, 2004
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1999
Ties: 1984
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1980
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1965, 1974, 1985, 1995
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979, 1981
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1972, 1975, 1984
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1982
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1972, 1976, 1998
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1981
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2003
Ties: 1974

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/