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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
16th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978, 2014
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1981
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1988, 2019
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1961
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1969, 1975, 1990, 2004
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2000, 2017
Ties: 2010
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1974, 1987
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1967, 1972, 1986, 1994, 1998
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1981
29th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/