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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1996

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1996
1-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-7.3°F
(-4.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Feb–Mar 1996
2-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 2014
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jan–Mar 1996
3-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Dec 1995–Mar 1996
4-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 2014
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 2009
Nov 1995–Mar 1996
5-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 2014
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Oct 1995–Mar 1996
6-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 2014
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1960
Sep 1995–Mar 1996
7-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1965
Aug 1995–Mar 1996
8-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1997
Jul 1995–Mar 1996
9-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1980, 1985
Jun 1995–Mar 1996
10-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1961, 1966
May 1995–Mar 1996
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1964, 2003
Apr 1995–Mar 1996
12-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 2019
Oct 1994–Mar 1996
18-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1995 2015
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 1984, 2005
Apr 1994–Mar 1996
24-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 2015
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2000
Ties: 2002, 2011
Apr 1993–Mar 1996
36-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2000
Ties: 1973, 1984, 1994, 1997
Apr 1992–Mar 1996
48-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1980
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Ties: 1967, 1972, 1997
Apr 1991–Mar 1996
60-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1981
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Ties: 1976, 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/