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Illinois, Climate Division 6. West Southwest

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1972
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1900
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-8.4°F
(-4.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912, 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1970
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977, 1978
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1970
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1905, 1951
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012, 2017
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012, 2017
Ties: 1968, 1970
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1970, 1978
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1905
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1906, 2015
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1980
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1907, 1970
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1908 1906
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1905, 1907, 1980

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/