Climate at a Glance

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Illinois, Climate Division 8. Southwest

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1988
1-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899, 1978
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1937, 1993, 1996
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1937, 1994
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912, 1978
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1897, 1986
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1944
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932
Ties: 1917
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932, 2017
Ties: 1900, 1917, 1943, 1952, 1964, 1967, 1973
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932, 2012
Ties: 1911, 1928, 2003, 2009
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1927, 2003, 2009
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1901, 1991, 2021
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918, 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1909, 1938, 1957, 1966, 1995
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1934, 1976, 2001, 2011
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Ties: 1938, 2005
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 2005
Apr 1984–Mar 1988
48-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1980
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1944, 1991, 1993, 2004, 2010, 2016
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1981
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1917, 1948, 1987, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/