Climate at a Glance

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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1960
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 2001
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1984
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978, 2014
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1971
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1990
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1964, 1966, 2004
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1978
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000, 2017
Ties: 1992, 2008
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1980
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 2000
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1981
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/