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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2006
Ties: 1975, 2013
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1989
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Ties: 1976
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1988, 2003, 2005
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2006
Ties: 1960
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1999, 2006
Ties: 2003
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006
Ties: 1960, 1972
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
16th Warmest Warmest to Date 1999
Ties: 2005
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1999
Ties: 1974
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1984
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1980
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2000
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2001, 2008
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1980
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1972, 1976, 1997
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1981
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2003
Ties: 1975, 1998

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/