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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 2018
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1965
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1960
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1978, 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1980
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1960
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978, 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1967
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1964, 2011
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977, 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977, 1978
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1981, 1983, 1990, 2003
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1964, 1966
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1981, 1996
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2010
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1967, 1968, 2016
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1967, 1969, 1973, 1977, 1995
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002
Ties: 1969, 1970, 1984, 1986

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/