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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1971

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1971
1-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1960
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Mar 1971
2-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Jan–Mar 1971
3-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Dec 1970–Mar 1971
4-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978, 1979, 2014
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1980, 2008
Nov 1970–Mar 1971
5-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 2014
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1980, 2003
Oct 1970–Mar 1971
6-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 2014
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Sep 1970–Mar 1971
7-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1975, 1993
Aug 1970–Mar 1971
8-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1967, 1969
Jul 1970–Mar 1971
9-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Jun 1970–Mar 1971
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1973, 1985, 2009
May 1970–Mar 1971
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 2010
Apr 1970–Mar 1971
12-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Oct 1969–Mar 1971
18-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1982
Apr 1969–Mar 1971
24-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 2015
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2000
Ties: 1962, 1969, 1986
Apr 1968–Mar 1971
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2000
Ties: 1969, 1977, 1982
Apr 1967–Mar 1971
48-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1980
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1965, 1978
Apr 1966–Mar 1971
60-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/