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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1978
1-Month
17.2°F
(-8.2°C)
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
-11.9°F
(-6.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 2015
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998
Jan–Feb 1978
2-Month
16.7°F
(-8.5°C)
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
-10.4°F
(-5.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998
Dec 1977–Feb 1978
3-Month
19.3°F
(-7.1°C)
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
-8.5°F
(-4.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998
Nov 1977–Feb 1978
4-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-6.6°F
(-3.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1963
Oct 1977–Feb 1978
5-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Sep 1977–Feb 1978
6-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Aug 1977–Feb 1978
7-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 2014
Jul 1977–Feb 1978
8-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 2015
Jun 1977–Feb 1978
9-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
May 1977–Feb 1978
10-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1999, 2017
Ties: 1962
Apr 1977–Feb 1978
11-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1999
Mar 1977–Feb 1978
12-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1981, 1986, 2003, 2019
Sep 1976–Feb 1978
18-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Mar 1976–Feb 1978
24-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 2015
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Ties: 1994
Mar 1975–Feb 1978
36-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000, 2018
Ties: 1982
Mar 1974–Feb 1978
48-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1980
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Mar 1973–Feb 1978
60-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1981
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1992, 2002
Ties: 1972, 1973

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/