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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1960
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1965, 1970
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978, 2014
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1969, 2008
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1974
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1990
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1989, 2018
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1988, 1991, 2018, 2019
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1974
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000, 2017
Ties: 1990, 2016, 2019
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1975, 1983
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 1967, 1973, 1986, 1994, 1998
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1996

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/