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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
-7.4°F
(-4.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-9.2°F
(-5.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
22.8°F
(-5.1°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
-7.8°F
(-4.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978, 2014
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
-6.3°F
(-3.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 2014
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978, 2014
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 2015
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Ties: 1994
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1982
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1980, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/