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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
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1960
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
-9.1°F
(-5.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
22.0°F
(-5.6°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-9.1°F
(-5.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
-8.0°F
(-4.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978, 2014
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2014
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-6.6°F
(-3.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 2014
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978, 2014
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2014
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1963, 1970
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 2015
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Ties: 1970
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1980
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1963
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.9°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 July 2019, retrieved on July 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/