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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1991
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 2014
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1961
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 2014
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 2008
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 2014
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 2014
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 2003
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 2014
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1980
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1996, 1997
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977, 2014
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1960, 1980
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 2014
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 2014
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1960
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1993
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 2015
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2000
Ties: 1981
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1968, 1971, 1995
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1980
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1981
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1973, 1984

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/