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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1130 AM CDT THU MAR 1 2015

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

AT CHICAGO...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 23.4 DEGREES WHICH IS
11.9 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 5.7
DEGREES WHICH IS 14.4 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 14.6 DEGREES WHICH IS 13.1 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.
DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY...1.45 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS
RECORDED WHICH IS 0.34 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. 26.8 INCHES OF SNOW WAS
RECORDED DURING THE MONTH...WHICH IS 17.7 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL
SNOWFALL FOR FEBRUARY.

RECORDS FOR CHICAGO FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

MONTHLY...
TIED FEBRUARY 1875 FOR COLDEST FEBRUARY MONTHLY AVERAGE.
THIRD SNOWIEST FEBRUARY...26.8.....FEB 2011 HAD 29.0...
                                   FEB 1896 HAD 27.8.
DAILY RECORDS...
FEB 1...SET RECORD FOR GREATEST PRECIP FOR THE DAY...0.87...
                                    OLD RECORD 0.74 IN 2011.
FEB 1...SET RECORD FOR GREATEST SNOWFALL FOR THE DAY...16.2...
                                 ...OLD RECORD 13.6 IN 2011.
FEB 19...SET RECORD FOR LOW MINIMUM WITH -8....
                                    ...OLD RECORD -7 IN 1936.
FEB 19...SET RECORD FOR COLDEST HIGH WITH 4 ABOVE...
                                ...OLD RECORD 9 ABOVE IN 1936.
FEB 28...SET RECORD LOW MINIMUM.WITH -10...
                                   ...OLD RECORD 0 IN 1884


AT ROCKFORD...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 21.9 DEGREES WHICH
IS 12.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 2.4
DEGREES WHICH IS 15.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 12.1 DEGREES WHICH IS 13.8 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.
DURING THE MONTH OF DECEMBER...0.85 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS
RECORDED WHICH IS 0.56 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. 14.7 INCHES OF SNOW WAS
RECORDED DURING THE MONTH...WHICH IS 7.0 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL
SNOWFALL FOR FEBRUARY.

RECORDS FOR ROCKFORD FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

MONTHLY...
SECOND COLDEST MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR FEBRUARY WITH 12.1.
  ...COLDEST FEBRUARY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE...1936...10.2 DEGREES.

DAILY RECORDS...
FEB 19...SET RECORD FOR COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE WITH 4 ABOVE...
                                 ...OLD RECORD 7 ABOVE IN 1959.
FEB 23...SET RECORD FOR COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE WITH 9 ABOVE...
                                ...OLD RECORD 17 ABOVE IN 1934.
FEB 26...SET RECORD FOR LOW TEMPERATURE WITH -8...
                   ...OLD RECORD -6 SET IN 1963 AND TIED IN 1994.
FEB 27...TIED RECORD FOR LOW TEMPERATURE OF -15 SET IN 1994.
FEB 27...SET RECORD FOR COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE WITH 12 ABOVE...
                                   ...OLD RECORD 15 ABOVE IN 2014.
FEB 28...SET RECORD FOR LOW TEMPERATURE WITH -16...
                                         ...OLD RECORD -7 IN 1962.

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