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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
5.3°F
(2.9°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978, 1979, 2014
16th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1991
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 2014
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2014
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1988
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1971, 1985, 2009
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1960, 1996, 2003
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 2009
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1975, 1983, 2019
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2015
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2000
Ties: 1967, 1975, 1983
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2000
Ties: 1966, 1983, 1987
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1969, 1972, 1977, 1985, 1996
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1981
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1977

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/