Climate at a Glance

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Chicago, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2017

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2017
1-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1960
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1961, 1981, 1994
Feb–Mar 2017
2-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
5.0°F
(2.8°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1978
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Mar 2017
3-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2016–Mar 2017
4-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978, 1979, 2014
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Nov 2016–Mar 2017
5-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 2014
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Oct 2016–Mar 2017
6-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 2014
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 2000
Sep 2016–Mar 2017
7-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Aug 2016–Mar 2017
8-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jul 2016–Mar 2017
9-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2016–Mar 2017
10-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
May 2016–Mar 2017
11-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Apr 2016–Mar 2017
12-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1999
Oct 2015–Mar 2017
18-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2015–Mar 2017
24-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 2015
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2000
Ties: 2012
Apr 2014–Mar 2017
36-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2000
Apr 2013–Mar 2017
48-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1980
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2002
Ties: 1998
Apr 2012–Mar 2017
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1981
-- -- 2002
Ties: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/