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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2006
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Ties: 1975
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1990
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 2003
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1967
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Ties: 2005
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2006
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 1999
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 1999
Ties: 2018
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1980
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 2019
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1981
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2001
Ties: 1999
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1980
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1994, 1995
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1981
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2003

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/