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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
443 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

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...THE ROCKFORD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 3 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1905 TO 2015

WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         34    359 PM  73    1983  41     -7       15
                                      1974
  MINIMUM         24    549 AM -11    2014  23      1      -11
  AVERAGE         29                        32     -3        2

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.40          1.45 1955   0.06   0.34     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.40                      0.19   0.21     0.33
  SINCE MAR 1      0.40                      0.19   0.21     0.33
  SINCE JAN 1      2.32                      2.97  -0.65     4.07

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            2.5           2.8  1953   0.2    2.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.5                       0.6    1.9      4.6
  SINCE MAR 1      2.5                       0.6    1.9      4.6
  SINCE JUL 1     30.4                      31.6   -1.2     52.1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           36                        33      3       63
  MONTH TO DATE  131                       101     30      170
  SINCE MAR 1    131                       101     30      170
  SINCE JUL 1   5577                      5103    474     6062

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  LT FREEZING RAIN
  HEAVY SNOW
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  SLEET
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1100 AM
 LOWEST     68          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE ROCKFORD IL CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        71      1983
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   23       -11      2002


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  3 2015.........SUNRISE   629 AM CST   SUNSET   549 PM CST
MARCH  4 2015.........SUNRISE   627 AM CST   SUNSET   550 PM CST

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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