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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2003

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2003
1-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 2018
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2010
Mar–Apr 2003
2-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1965
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1999
Feb–Apr 2003
3-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 2014
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1971
Jan–Apr 2003
4-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 2013
Dec 2002–Apr 2003
5-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Nov 2002–Apr 2003
6-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 2014
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1961, 1975, 1980
Oct 2002–Apr 2003
7-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 2014
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Sep 2002–Apr 2003
8-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 2014
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1971, 1980
Aug 2002–Apr 2003
9-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978, 2014
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1960, 1986
Jul 2002–Apr 2003
10-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 2014
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1966, 1972, 1973
Jun 2002–Apr 2003
11-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 2014
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1972
May 2002–Apr 2003
12-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 2014
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1986
Nov 2001–Apr 2003
18-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979, 2015
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
May 2001–Apr 2003
24-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 2015
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000, 2017
Ties: 1990, 2008
May 2000–Apr 2003
36-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2000
Ties: 2009
May 1999–Apr 2003
48-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1980
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 2006
May 1998–Apr 2003
60-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1981
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1991, 1992

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