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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1971

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1971
1-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1960
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Mar 1971
2-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1985
Jan–Mar 1971
3-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1996
Dec 1970–Mar 1971
4-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 2008
Nov 1970–Mar 1971
5-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978, 2014
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 2003
Oct 1970–Mar 1971
6-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Sep 1970–Mar 1971
7-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1967, 1989
Aug 1970–Mar 1971
8-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1969
Jul 1970–Mar 1971
9-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Jun 1970–Mar 1971
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1967, 2009
May 1970–Mar 1971
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1981, 2010
Apr 1970–Mar 1971
12-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1969–Mar 1971
18-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1966
Apr 1969–Mar 1971
24-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2000, 2017
Ties: 1964, 1981, 1986, 1998
Apr 1968–Mar 1971
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1967, 2016
Apr 1967–Mar 1971
48-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1980
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1968, 1985
Apr 1966–Mar 1971
60-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1981
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002
Ties: 1964, 1970, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/