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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1990

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1958-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1990
1-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1960
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Mar 1990
2-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1978
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–Mar 1990
3-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
5.6°F
(3.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1989–Mar 1990
4-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1978
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Nov 1989–Mar 1990
5-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1978, 2014
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Oct 1989–Mar 1990
6-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1978
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2007
Sep 1989–Mar 1990
7-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Aug 1989–Mar 1990
8-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1961, 2010
Jul 1989–Mar 1990
9-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 1972
Jun 1989–Mar 1990
10-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 2003
May 1989–Mar 1990
11-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 2004
Apr 1989–Mar 1990
12-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 1981, 2010
Oct 1988–Mar 1990
18-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1969, 1973, 1975, 2004
Apr 1988–Mar 1990
24-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2000, 2017
Ties: 1972, 2016, 2019
Apr 1987–Mar 1990
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2018
Ties: 1991, 1999
Apr 1986–Mar 1990
48-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1980
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Apr 1985–Mar 1990
60-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1981
16th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/