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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1990

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1990
1-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
10.4°F
(5.8°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Dec 1989–Jan 1990
2-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002
Ties: 2003
Nov 1989–Jan 1990
3-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002
Ties: 2003
Oct 1989–Jan 1990
4-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002
Ties: 1988
Sep 1989–Jan 1990
5-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2016
Aug 1989–Jan 1990
6-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002
Ties: 1981
Jul 1989–Jan 1990
7-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Jun 1989–Jan 1990
8-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2006
Ties: 1964
May 1989–Jan 1990
9-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1999, 2006
Apr 1989–Jan 1990
10-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2006
Ties: 1981
Mar 1989–Jan 1990
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1999
Ties: 2010
Feb 1989–Jan 1990
12-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1999
Ties: 1975
Aug 1988–Jan 1990
18-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Feb 1988–Jan 1990
24-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1980
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2000
Feb 1987–Jan 1990
36-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1979
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2001, 2008
Ties: 1993
Feb 1986–Jan 1990
48-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1980
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 2005, 2018
Feb 1985–Jan 1990
60-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1981
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2003
Ties: 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/