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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
736 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE ROCKFORD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1905 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   08/16/1988
                        08/05/1918
 LOW               35   08/30/1915
HIGHEST            92   08/15                         89  08/24
LOWEST             51   08/27                         50  08/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.6              82.4    -0.8     82.0
AVG. MINIMUM     60.5              61.3    -0.8     62.4
MEAN             71.1              71.9    -0.8     72.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      5               4.0     1.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.98   2007
 MINIMUM         0.21   1922
TOTALS           5.20              4.59    0.61     5.76
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.15    0.02     0.19
DAYS >= .01         8               9.7    -1.7       10
DAYS >= .10         5               6.5    -1.5        7
DAYS >= .50         2               3.0    -1.0        3
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.2     0.8        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.91   08/18 TO 08/19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2014
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       5                11      -6        0
 SINCE 7/1         10                14      -4       10
COOLING TOTAL     200               223     -23      231
 SINCE 1/1        653               727     -74      656
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/360    DATE  08/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/270    DATE  08/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      8

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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