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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
647 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...A LOOK BACK AT THE CLIMATE FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015 FOR CHICAGO
AND ROCKFORD...

AT CHICAGO...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 80.9 DEGREES WHICH IS
1.0 DEGREE BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 62.6
DEGREES WHICH IS 0.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 71.8 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.6 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.
DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST...2.16 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED
WHICH IS 2.74 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. A TRACE OF SNOW WAS RECORDED FOR THE
MONTH IN THE FORM OF HAIL.

THERE WERE NO RECORDS SET FOR CHICAGO FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015.

AT ROCKFORD...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 81.6 DEGREES WHICH IS
0.8 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 60.5
DEGREES WHICH IS 0.8 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 71.9 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.8 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL.  DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST...5.20 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED WHICH IS 0.61 OF AN INCH ABOVE NORMAL.

THERE WERE TWO RECORDS SET FOR ROCKFORD FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015.
DAILY RECORDS...
AUG 18...SET RECORD FOR GREATEST PRECIP FOR THE DAY...2.87 INCHES.
         PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 2.23 INCHES SET IN 2005.
AUG 29...SET RECORD FOR GREATEST PRECIP FOR THE DAY...1.42 INCHES.
         PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 1.37 INCHES SET IN 1956.

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