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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, February 2003

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 2003
1-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 2015
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1998
Ties: 1959
Jan–Feb 2003
2-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1998
Ties: 2019
Dec 2002–Feb 2003
3-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1998
Nov 2002–Feb 2003
4-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Oct 2002–Feb 2003
5-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1973, 1984, 2019
Sep 2002–Feb 2003
6-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1980, 2019
Aug 2002–Feb 2003
7-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1969, 1988, 2010
Jul 2002–Feb 2003
8-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1961, 1981, 2019
Jun 2002–Feb 2003
9-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1988
May 2002–Feb 2003
10-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1999, 2017
Ties: 1984, 1990
Apr 2002–Feb 2003
11-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1999
Ties: 2019
Mar 2002–Feb 2003
12-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1999, 2017
Ties: 2019
Sep 2001–Feb 2003
18-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Mar 2001–Feb 2003
24-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 2015
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 1989, 2008
Mar 2000–Feb 2003
36-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1979
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2000
Ties: 1988, 1990, 2004
Mar 1999–Feb 2003
48-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1980
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Mar 1998–Feb 2003
60-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1981
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002

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