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Storms in the Plains; Heat Wave to Begin in the Northern Tier

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains through Monday. A heat wave is expected to begin across the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Great Basin with temperatures reaching over 20 degrees above normal in some areas. Read More >

 
CHICAGO TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION RECORDS
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC

 

MARCH RECORD HIGHS…LOWS…PRECIPITATION…AND SNOW FOR CHICAGO

**Updated 3/23/2021**

 

Day Record
High
Temp/Year
Record
Low
Max/Year
Record
High
Min/Year
Record
Low
Temp/Year
Record Precipitation
Daily/Year
Record
Snow
Daily/Year
1 71/1992 14/1890 45/2004 -5/1962 1.09/2007 4.6/1947
2 71/1974 10/1943 44/1973 -4/1913 1.02/2002 11.5/1954
3 80/1974 8/1873 48/1880 -6/1873 1.21/1966 3.9/1960
4 73/1983 12/2019 50/1983 -12/1873 1.75/1985 8.5/1982
5 75/1983 12/1901 56/1983 0/1978 0.99/1946 9.2/2013
6 70/2000 15/1932 53/1983 0/2015 0.92/1894 4.0/1943
7 78/2000 14/1943 54/2012 -2/1943 1.15/1872 10.9/1931
8 78/2000 10/1932 58/2016 -7/1943 1.67/2009 5.3/1931
9 69/2021 13/2003 52/1878 5/1984 1.60/1998 6.5/1998
10 70/1955 18/1948 57/2021 2/2003 0.87/2013 2.6/1943
11 74/1990 20/1948 55/1902 3/1979 0.92/1957 4.4/1941
12 81/1990 14/1896 59/1990 1/1948 2.02/1902 4.4/1991
13 73/2007 21/1888 62/1990 6/1896 1.15/1917 3.9/2017
14 81/2012 18/1895 60/1990 7/1993 1.62/1944 8.4/1904
15 81/2012 17/1893 49/1945 6/1890 1.43/1943 3.4/1912
16 82/2012 13/1900 49/1945 -1/1900 1.64/1876 6.0/1960
17 82/2012 11/1941 58/2012 -1/1900 1.42/1965 4.1/1984
18 81/2012 20/1875 59/1894 3/1923 1.33/1983 4.5/1971
19 78/2012 17/1923 61/2012 0/1923 2.50/1948 4.1/1986
20 85/2012 15/1885 63/2012 4/1885 0.96/1935 6.0/1964
21 87/2012 19/1885 61/2012 9/1888 1.07/2007 8.5/1992
22 83/2012 18/1888 61/2012 -1/1888 1.13/1993 3.4/1993
23 80/1907 21/1940 55/2012 9/1940 1.25/2012 7.0/1897
24 82/2017 17/1974 61/1910 5/1974 1.26/1969 4.5/1947
25 79/2007 19/1894 57/2004 12/1974 3.20/1884 13.6/1930
26 79/2007 23/1996 63/2007 7/1873 1.40/1959 8.9/1970
27 82/1945 26/1904 59/1989 12/1996 1.28/1908 2.9/1942
28 79/1986 23/1887 57/1910 9/1887 1.48/2020 5.3/1894
29 88/1986 24/1887 63/1910 9/1887 1.33/1979 7.7/1954
30 79/1998 27/1969 66/1998 12/1969 1.84/2017 7.8/1926
31 87/1981 21/1923 60/1967 12/1969 3.12/1929 4.8/1926