March Weather Averages for Chicago

What's the Weather Like in Chicago in March

Weather around spring time is famously unpredictable in Chicago, giving weight to the joke that the city only has two seasons: summer and winter. If you're visiting the city at this time of year, be prepared to pack your suitcase with clothes for all seasons. It's best to pack layers so that you are fully prepared for any weather that may arrive.


Temperature
The average daily temperature for Chicago in Ma...

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  • Temperature Temperature 3°C 37°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 8°C 46°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather -2°C 28°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 6 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 67 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 13 days

What's the Weather Like in Chicago in March

Weather around spring time is famously unpredictable in Chicago, giving weight to the joke that the city only has two seasons: summer and winter. If you're visiting the city at this time of year, be prepared to pack your suitcase with clothes for all seasons. It's best to pack layers so that you are fully prepared for any weather that may arrive.


Temperature
The average daily temperature for Chicago in March can be warmer at 8°C, but this can still drop as low as -2°C on average. This hasn't stopped a record temperature of 88°F being recorded one March, though!

Sunshine
Chicago experiences on average 6 hours of sun per day in March.

Rain
The average rainfall experienced in Chicago during this month rises, at 67 mm throughout the month on average. There can also be up to 7 inches of snow throughout the month.
 

Things to do in Chicago in March

Chicago Bike Show
Bike enthusiasts will enjoy the Chicago Bike Show, for which bike clubs and manufacturers come together.

Comedysportz March Madness
Comedysportz March Madness showcases teams of comedians coming together to battle it out with their improv comedic stylings to be crowned winner.

St. Patrick's Day Parade
Come see the Chicago river turned green in honour of St. Patrick's Day, with the St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Academy Awards Party
The red carpet is rolled out for the Academy Awards Party, giving you the chance to see some of your favourite celebs being honoured for the films they have featured in. Complimentary food and drinks are also on offer with the ticket.

Golf Around Chicago Benefit
Chicago's famous landmarks are also depicted on Chicago's miniature golf course with the Golf Around Chicago benefit. All proceeds from which go towards the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago.
 

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