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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
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1960
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1965, 1970
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978, 2014
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1985
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 2014
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 2003
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978, 2014
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2004, 2007
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1990
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1991, 2005
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2015
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1991, 2005
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2000
Ties: 1966, 1983
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1987, 1994, 1995, 1998
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2002

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