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Average weather March in Chicago (Illinois), United States of America

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Chicago in March is -1.0°C (30.2°F). The amount of rain/snow in March is normal with an average of 68mm (2.7in). This month is known as a chilly month. The average maximum temperature lies around 7.0°C (44.6°F). During the night it can cool down as well. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit Chicago. It has 199 hours of sun.

So what to wear in March? Visitors traveling to Chicago should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat.

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For other monthly weather averages and what to do in March look at the numbers below.

Monthly averages

°C
Min Temperature -1.0°C
Max Temperature 7.0°C
Chance of Rain 40.0%
Precipitation 68mm
Rainy Days 12
Windspeed 21.6kmph
Humidity 71%
Sunshine Hours 199

What to Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in March.
Swimming
5/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

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