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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1981
1-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1961
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1995
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978, 2014
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1974, 1989
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1967
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1973
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1964
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1961, 1966
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 2010, 2019
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1971, 2010
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1990, 2010
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1983, 1986, 2010
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000, 2017
Ties: 1964, 1971, 1986, 1998
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1963
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2002

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/