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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
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
5.5°F
(3.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1991
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1992, 2002
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978, 2014
16th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 2014
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978, 2014
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 2018
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1981
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1964, 1981, 2010
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1964, 1988, 2003
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1969, 2019
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1961
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1975
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2015
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2000
Ties: 1974, 1984, 2009, 2016
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1987
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1967, 1986
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1981
30th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1996

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