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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1997

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1997
1-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2006
Dec 1996–Jan 1997
2-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2002
Ties: 1969, 1985
Nov 1996–Jan 1997
3-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2002
Ties: 1982
Oct 1996–Jan 1997
4-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2002
Sep 1996–Jan 1997
5-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016
Aug 1996–Jan 1997
6-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2002
Ties: 1994
Jul 1996–Jan 1997
7-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Jun 1996–Jan 1997
8-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2006
May 1996–Jan 1997
9-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1999, 2006
Apr 1996–Jan 1997
10-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2006
Mar 1996–Jan 1997
11-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1999
Feb 1996–Jan 1997
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1997
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1999
Aug 1995–Jan 1997
18-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Feb 1995–Jan 1997
24-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1980, 2015
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Ties: 1969
Feb 1994–Jan 1997
36-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1981
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2001, 2008
Ties: 1972, 1975, 1984, 1987, 1995
Feb 1993–Jan 1997
48-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1980
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2002
Ties: 1968, 1969, 1973, 1983
Feb 1992–Jan 1997
60-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1981
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2003
Ties: 1966, 1972, 1977, 1984

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/