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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
16.3°F
(-8.7°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-12.6°F
(-7.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 2015
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1998
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
14.0°F
(-10.0°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-12.9°F
(-7.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1998
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-9.7°F
(-5.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1998
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-7.3°F
(-4.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 2014
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 2014
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1978, 2014
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1970
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1968
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963, 2015
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Ties: 1968
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1980
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1965
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1981
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1970, 1980

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/