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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1981
1-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 2015
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1998
Jan–Feb 1981
2-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1998
Dec 1980–Feb 1981
3-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1998
Nov 1980–Feb 1981
4-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Oct 1980–Feb 1981
5-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1961, 1969
Sep 1980–Feb 1981
6-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1971, 1975, 1988, 1993
Aug 1980–Feb 1981
7-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1964, 1966, 1984, 2019
Jul 1980–Feb 1981
8-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 2019
Jun 1980–Feb 1981
9-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1964, 1996
May 1980–Feb 1981
10-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1999
Apr 1980–Feb 1981
11-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1999
Ties: 1971, 1990
Mar 1980–Feb 1981
12-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1971
Sep 1979–Feb 1981
18-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1965, 1967, 1969, 1983, 1993, 2009
Mar 1979–Feb 1981
24-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1963, 2015
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000
Ties: 1998
Mar 1978–Feb 1981
36-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2000
Ties: 1980
Mar 1977–Feb 1981
48-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1969, 1971, 1973
Mar 1976–Feb 1981
60-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2002

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/