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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
856 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

...A LOOK BACK AT THE CLIMATE FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016 FOR
CHICAGO AND ROCKFORD...

AT CHICAGO...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 51.5 DEGREES WHICH IS
4.9 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 35.1
DEGREES WHICH IS 5.9 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 43.3 DEGREES WHICH IS 5.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
THIS TIED 1929 FOR THE 12TH WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD. DURING THE
MONTH OF MARCH...3.34 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED WHICH IS
0.84 OF AN INCH ABOVE NORMAL. 2.6 INCHES OF SNOW WERE RECORDED WHICH
IS 3 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

THERE WAS ONE DAILY RECORD FOR CHICAGO IN MARCH 2016...
* RECORD DAILY WARMEST MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 58 DEGREES ON THE 8TH.


AT ROCKFORD...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 51.7 DEGREES WHICH IS
4.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 34.0
DEGREES WHICH IS 6.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 42.9 DEGREES WHICH IS 5.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
THIS WAS THE 8TH WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD. DURING THE MONTH OF
MARCH...4.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE RECORDED WHICH IS 1.69
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. 2.4 INCHES OF SNOW WERE RECORDED WHICH IS 2.4
INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

THERE WAS ONE DAILY RECORD FOR ROCKFORD IN MARCH 2016...
* RECORD DAILY HIGHEST MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 54 DEGREES ON THE 8TH.

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