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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
-6.5°F
(-3.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1960
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
24.4°F
(-4.2°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-9.3°F
(-5.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
21.5°F
(-5.8°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
-9.2°F
(-5.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
-8.1°F
(-4.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
-6.8°F
(-3.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978, 2014
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2014
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1982
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1963, 1970
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 2015
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000, 2017
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1964
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1980
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1965
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1964, 1970, 1971

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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/