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Illinois, Climate Division 8. Southwest

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1899, 1978
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
-7.8°F
(-4.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-5.7°F
(-3.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912, 1978
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1970
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932, 2017
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932, 2012
Ties: 1904, 1951
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 2014
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1936, 1970
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918, 1977
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1962, 1978, 2014
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1980
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1905, 1906
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1981
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1906

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/