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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1991

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1991
1-Month
21.5°F
(-5.8°C)
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2006
Dec 1990–Jan 1991
2-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2002
Nov 1990–Jan 1991
3-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002
Oct 1990–Jan 1991
4-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002
Sep 1990–Jan 1991
5-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2016
Ties: 1966
Aug 1990–Jan 1991
6-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2002
Ties: 1980
Jul 1990–Jan 1991
7-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 1960
Jun 1990–Jan 1991
8-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2006
Ties: 1960, 1987
May 1990–Jan 1991
9-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2021
Ties: 1980, 1996
Apr 1990–Jan 1991
10-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2006
Mar 1990–Jan 1991
11-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2021
Ties: 1960, 1972, 1983
Feb 1990–Jan 1991
12-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 1999
Ties: 1974
Aug 1989–Jan 1991
18-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1996
Feb 1989–Jan 1991
24-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1980
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2000
Feb 1988–Jan 1991
36-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1981
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2008
Ties: 2011
Feb 1987–Jan 1991
48-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1980, 1982
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2002
Ties: 1990, 2000, 2004, 2012
Feb 1986–Jan 1991
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1981
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2003
Ties: 2005

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/