Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1951, 1963
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1978
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1912
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1984
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1912, 1978
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1962, 1996
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977, 1978
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1915, 1924, 1944
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1896, 1897, 1906, 1975
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1997
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1903, 1908, 1913, 1920, 1943
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1928, 1948, 1971
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1926, 1927
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1915, 1920, 1943, 1949, 1973, 1984
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1924, 1943, 1944, 1991
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1980
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1945, 1991, 2004
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1906
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1935
Ties: 1926, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/