Climate at a Glance

City Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2009

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2009
1-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1960
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Feb–Mar 2009
2-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1978
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2012
Jan–Mar 2009
3-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 2013
Dec 2008–Mar 2009
4-Month
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Nov 2008–Mar 2009
5-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 2014
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Oct 2008–Mar 2009
6-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Sep 2008–Mar 2009
7-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 1969, 1971, 1975, 1980, 1985
Aug 2008–Mar 2009
8-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 1969, 1971
Jul 2008–Mar 2009
9-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Jun 2008–Mar 2009
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
May 2008–Mar 2009
11-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Ties: 1967, 1985
Apr 2008–Mar 2009
12-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2012
Oct 2007–Mar 2009
18-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1972, 1981, 1983
Apr 2007–Mar 2009
24-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1978, 2015
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2000, 2017
Ties: 1987, 2005
Apr 2006–Mar 2009
36-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1979
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2018
Ties: 1988, 1993
Apr 2005–Mar 2009
48-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1980
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2002
Ties: 1990, 2001, 2007, 2012, 2020
Apr 2004–Mar 2009
60-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1981
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2002

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/