Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1960
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-9.3°F
(-5.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
-9.3°F
(-5.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-7.9°F
(-4.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912, 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1912
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977, 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1977
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1912, 1918
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1905, 2014
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1908
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1905
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1905
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1912, 1920
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1908, 1920, 1981
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1906
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1935
Ties: 1903, 1909, 1929, 1930, 1972

Citing This Page

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