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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
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1983, 1994
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1978
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2007
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1996, 2008
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978, 2014
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 2014
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978, 2014
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1989
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1967
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2003
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1964, 1973, 2003
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2004
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1974, 2011
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1989, 2008
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 2015
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 2003
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1999
Apr 1984–Mar 1988
48-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1980
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1999
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1981
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1975, 1987, 1995

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