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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1970

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1970
1-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1960
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Mar 1970
2-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Jan–Mar 1970
3-Month
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1965, 1972
Dec 1969–Mar 1970
4-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1978
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Nov 1969–Mar 1970
5-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1978, 2014
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Oct 1969–Mar 1970
6-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1978
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1960
Sep 1969–Mar 1970
7-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1965
Aug 1969–Mar 1970
8-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Jul 1969–Mar 1970
9-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1962
Jun 1969–Mar 1970
10-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 2015
May 1969–Mar 1970
11-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1962, 2015
Apr 1969–Mar 1970
12-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1963, 1978
Oct 1968–Mar 1970
18-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1982
Apr 1968–Mar 1970
24-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2000, 2017
Ties: 1977, 1982
Apr 1967–Mar 1970
36-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1982, 1995
Apr 1966–Mar 1970
48-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1980
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1997
Apr 1965–Mar 1970
60-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1981
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1964, 1971, 1978

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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/