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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2006
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1970, 2001
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1973, 1997
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1968
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1999, 2006
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006
Ties: 1994
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1999
Ties: 1965
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1999
Ties: 1962, 1982
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Ties: 1971, 1985
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1980
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1964, 1966, 1982, 1994
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2001, 2008
Ties: 1965, 1971, 1978
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1980
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1967, 1977, 1984, 1985
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1981
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2003
Ties: 1972, 1973, 1984

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/