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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1997

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1997
1-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 2015
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 1998
Jan–Feb 1997
2-Month
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1998
Dec 1996–Feb 1997
3-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1998
Nov 1996–Feb 1997
4-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Ties: 2011
Oct 1996–Feb 1997
5-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Ties: 1965, 1985
Sep 1996–Feb 1997
6-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1965, 1973, 2001
Aug 1996–Feb 1997
7-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1973, 1993, 2001
Jul 1996–Feb 1997
8-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1993
Jun 1996–Feb 1997
9-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 2001
May 1996–Feb 1997
10-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1999
Apr 1996–Feb 1997
11-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1999
Ties: 1993, 2015
Mar 1996–Feb 1997
12-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1962, 1970, 2015
Sep 1995–Feb 1997
18-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Mar 1995–Feb 1997
24-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1963, 2015
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Ties: 1964, 1966, 1967
Mar 1994–Feb 1997
36-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2000
Mar 1993–Feb 1997
48-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1980
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2002
Mar 1992–Feb 1997
60-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1981
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2002
Ties: 1968, 1977

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