Record Highs Set on Wednesday, More Possible This Week

 

Record Highs for Wednesday, March 14

Site

New Record as of 430 pm

Old Record

Chicago

81°

77° (1995)

Rockford

79°

74° (1995)

Wednesday was the third earliest 80 degree day ever in Chicago.  The earliest 80 degree day on record was March 3rd, 1974 and the second earliest was March 12, 1990.  That date of March 12, 1990 was the last time Chicago had reached 80° in the month of March. 

In Rockford, the earliest first 80 degree day on record is March 23, 1939. 

The daily record highs and record warm lows are in jeopardy nearly every one of the next 7 days.  To find the records for March on our website, go to the following links:

Chicago:  http://www.crh.noaa.gov/lot/?n=marrec-ord

Rockford:  http://www.crh.noaa.gov/lot/?n=marrec-rfd

 



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