Climate at a Glance

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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2009

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2009
1-Month
16.9°F
(-8.4°C)
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
-7.7°F
(-4.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2006
Dec 2008–Jan 2009
2-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
-6.3°F
(-3.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2002
Nov 2008–Jan 2009
3-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2002
Ties: 1982
Oct 2008–Jan 2009
4-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2002
Sep 2008–Jan 2009
5-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2016
Aug 2008–Jan 2009
6-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2002
Ties: 1973, 1984
Jul 2008–Jan 2009
7-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Jun 2008–Jan 2009
8-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2006
Ties: 2015
May 2008–Jan 2009
9-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2021
Apr 2008–Jan 2009
10-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2006
Mar 2008–Jan 2009
11-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2021
Feb 2008–Jan 2009
12-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 1999
Aug 2007–Jan 2009
18-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1974, 1984, 2016
Feb 2007–Jan 2009
24-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1980
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2000
Ties: 1996, 2005
Feb 2006–Jan 2009
36-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1981
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2008
Ties: 2004, 2020
Feb 2005–Jan 2009
48-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1980, 1982
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2002
Ties: 2003, 2007, 2020
Feb 2004–Jan 2009
60-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1981
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2003
Ties: 2006, 2007

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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/