A Look at the Number of 70 Degree Days in March 2012

CHICAGO AREA

Year
Number of 70° Days in March
2012
12
1945
9
1907, 1910
6

To try to add some perspective, if we compared this March to all Aprils on record, this would tie for the 3rd most 70 degree days. In fact, even 34% of all Mays on record had fewer 70 degree days than this month!  Below is a listing of the only Aprils that had more 70 degree days.

Year
Number of 70° Days in April
1955
15
1942
13
 
ROCKFORD AREA
Year
Number of 70° Days in March
2012
12
1910
11
1945
7

1907, 1938

6

To try to add some perspective, if we compared this March to all Aprils on record, this would tie for the 7th most 70 degree days. In fact, even 14% of all Mays on record had fewer 70 degree days than this month!  Below is a listing of the only Aprils that had more 70 degree days.

Year
Number of 70° Days in April
1915, 1925, 1942
16
1896
15
1977
14
1985
13
 
 


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