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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
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1960
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 2001
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978, 2014
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 2014
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1972
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978, 2014
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1997
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1975
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1988
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1964, 1973, 1988
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1964
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1981
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 2015
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Ties: 1988
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2000
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1980
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1992, 2009
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°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 July 2019, retrieved on July 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/