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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Chicago IL
807 AM CST Thu Dec 1 2016 /907 AM EST Thu Dec 1 2016/

...A Look Back at the Climate for Meteorological Fall (September,
October, November) 2016 for Chicago and Rockford...

At Chicago, the average high temperature for the fall season was
66.3 degrees, which is 4.5 degrees above the 1981 to 2010
average. The average low temperature was 49.2 degrees, which is
6.0 degrees above normal. The mean temperature for the season was
57.8 degrees, which is 5.3 degrees above normal.

A total of 7.22 inches of precipitation was recorded during this
past fall, which is 2.29 inches below normal. There was a trace of
snow recorded at Chicago, which is 1.4 inches below normal.

Records established or tied during the fall months:

September
* No daily records.

October
* Record daily warmest minimum temperature of 67 degrees on the
  17th
* Record daily precipitation of 1.60 inches on the 26th

November
* Record daily warmest temperature of 61 degrees on the 1st
* Tied for 6th warmest November on record since 1872 at 46.8
  degrees

At Rockford, the average high temperature was 67.1 degrees, which
is 5.2 degrees above normal. The average low temperature was 47.4
degrees, which is 6.3 degrees above normal. The mean temperature
for the season was 57.3 degrees, which is 5.8 degrees above
normal.

A total of 7.36 inches of precipitation was recorded during this
past fall, which was 1.24 inches below normal. In addition, a
trace of snow was recorded, which is 1.8 inches below normal.

Records established or tied during the fall months:

September
No daily records. 2nd warmest September on record since 1906 with
69.3 degrees.

October
* Tied record daily warmest minimum temperature of 65 degrees on
  the 16th
* Record daily warmest minimum temperature of 68 degrees on the 17th

November
* Record daily warmest minimum temperature of 60 degrees on the
  1st
* Tied record daily warmest maximum temperature of 73 degrees on
  the 17th
* Record daily precipitation of 1.03 inches on the 28th
* 3rd warmest November on record since 1905 at 45.9 degrees

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