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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1960
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1980
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1966
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1988
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1988, 2019
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2009
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
29th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1984, 1986
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1977, 1985
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020
Ties: 1968, 1978

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/