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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1990

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1990
1-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
10.4°F
(5.7°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Dec 1989–Jan 1990
2-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002
Nov 1989–Jan 1990
3-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002
Ties: 1965
Oct 1989–Jan 1990
4-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002
Sep 1989–Jan 1990
5-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2016
Ties: 1975
Aug 1989–Jan 1990
6-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002, 2016
Ties: 2010
Jul 1989–Jan 1990
7-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 1966
Jun 1989–Jan 1990
8-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2006
Ties: 2004
May 1989–Jan 1990
9-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2006
Ties: 1965, 1971
Apr 1989–Jan 1990
10-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2006
Ties: 1980
Mar 1989–Jan 1990
11-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1965, 1971, 2001, 2010
Feb 1989–Jan 1990
12-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1997
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1999
Ties: 1981
Aug 1988–Jan 1990
18-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1967
Feb 1988–Jan 1990
24-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1980
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2000
Feb 1987–Jan 1990
36-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1981
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2008
Ties: 1992, 1993
Feb 1986–Jan 1990
48-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1980
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Feb 1985–Jan 1990
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1981
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2003
Ties: 2005

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/