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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1988
1-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1974, 1994
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1978
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1967
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978, 2014
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1969
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1967
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1973, 2019
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1972, 1991, 2018, 2019
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1989
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2008
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1978
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000, 2017
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr 1984–Mar 1988
48-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1980
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1981
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1987, 1995

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