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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
6.0°F
(3.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2006
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Ties: 1974
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 2018
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1999, 2006
Ties: 1996
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2006
Ties: 1971, 1996
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1999
Ties: 2001
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1999
Ties: 1960, 1972
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1980
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Ties: 1967, 1973, 1985
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2001, 2008
Ties: 1985
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1980
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1981
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2003
Ties: 1975, 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/