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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1960
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 2001
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1969
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 2014
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1964
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1981
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1972, 2004
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Apr 2001–Mar 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 1978, 2015
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000, 2017
Ties: 1989, 2008
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1979
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Ties: 1999
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1980
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 2000
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1981
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1992, 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/