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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2003

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2003
1-Month
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2006
Dec 2002–Jan 2003
2-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Nov 2002–Jan 2003
3-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Oct 2002–Jan 2003
4-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1961
Sep 2002–Jan 2003
5-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Aug 2002–Jan 2003
6-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1981, 1990
Jul 2002–Jan 2003
7-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1964, 2005
Jun 2002–Jan 2003
8-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2006
Ties: 1996
May 2002–Jan 2003
9-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1999, 2006
Ties: 1966, 1967
Apr 2002–Jan 2003
10-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2006
Ties: 1971, 1996
Mar 2002–Jan 2003
11-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1999
Ties: 1971
Feb 2002–Jan 2003
12-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1997
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1999
Ties: 1996
Aug 2001–Jan 2003
18-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Feb 2001–Jan 2003
24-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1980, 2015
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Feb 2000–Jan 2003
36-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1981
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2001, 2008
Ties: 2006
Feb 1999–Jan 2003
48-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1980
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1990, 2007, 2009, 2020
Feb 1998–Jan 2003
60-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1981
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2003

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/