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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Chicago IL
736 AM CST Sun Jan 1 2017 /836 AM EST Sun Jan 1 2017/

...A Look Back at the Climate for the Month of December 2016 for
Chicago and Rockford...

At Chicago, the average high temperature was 31.1 degrees, which
is 3.7 degrees below normal. The average low temperature was 18.9
degrees, which is 1.8 degrees below normal. The average
temperature for the month was 25.0 degrees which is 2.7 degrees
below normal. During the month of December, 1.77 inches of
precipitation were recorded, which is 0.48 of an inch below
normal. 17.7 inches of snow was recorded, which is 9.5 inches
above normal.

One record was set for Chicago for the month of December 2016:
* Record daily snowfall of 6.4 inches on the 4th.


At Rockford, the average high temperature was 30.1 degrees, which
is 3.1 degrees below normal. The average low temperature was 17.5
degrees, which is 0.2 degrees below normal. The average
temperature for the month was 23.8 degrees, which is 1.6 degrees
below normal. During the month of December, 1.88 inches of
precipitation was recorded, which is 0.10 inches below normal.
16.1 inches of snow was recorded, which is 3.0 inches above normal.

There was 1 record for Rockford for the month of December 2016:
* Record daily lowest maximum temperature of 8 degrees on the 15th.


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