Climate at a Glance

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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2019

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2019
1-Month
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2006
Ties: 1961, 1988
Dec 2018–Jan 2019
2-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Nov 2018–Jan 2019
3-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2002
Oct 2018–Jan 2019
4-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2002
Ties: 1961, 2015
Sep 2018–Jan 2019
5-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2016
Ties: 1961, 2011
Aug 2018–Jan 2019
6-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2002, 2016
Jul 2018–Jan 2019
7-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1998
Jun 2018–Jan 2019
8-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2006
Ties: 1967
May 2018–Jan 2019
9-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2006
Ties: 1976
Apr 2018–Jan 2019
10-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2006
Mar 2018–Jan 2019
11-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 2020
Feb 2018–Jan 2019
12-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1997
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1999
Ties: 1983, 1996
Aug 2017–Jan 2019
18-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Feb 2017–Jan 2019
24-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1980
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2000
Ties: 1993
Feb 2016–Jan 2019
36-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1981
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2008
Feb 2015–Jan 2019
48-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1980
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2002
Ties: 2001
Feb 2014–Jan 2019
60-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1981
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2003
Ties: 1989

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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/