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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1960
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1961, 2004
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1985
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978, 2014
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1997
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 2019
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1960, 1980
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1980
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1975
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1984
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 2009
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1981, 1983, 2010
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2000, 2017
Ties: 1964, 1971, 1981, 1998
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1962, 1965
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1980
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1967, 1972, 1973, 1994, 1998
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1981
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1967, 1969, 1977, 1984, 1985, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/