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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
627 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

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...THE ROCKFORD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1905 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   08/16/1988
                        08/05/1918
 LOW               35   08/30/1915
HIGHEST            89   08/24                         96  08/30
LOWEST             50   08/15                         50  08/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.0              82.4    -0.4     83.4
AVG. MINIMUM     62.4              61.3     1.1     60.9
MEAN             72.2              71.9     0.3     72.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               4.0    -4.0        4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.98   2007
 MINIMUM         0.21   1922
TOTALS           5.76              4.59    1.17     2.92
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.15    0.04     0.09
DAYS >= .01        10               9.7     0.3        5
DAYS >= .10         7               6.5     0.5        4
DAYS >= .50         3               3.0     0.0        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.2     0.8        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.24   08/21 TO 08/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                11     -11        2
 SINCE 7/1         10                14      -4       11
COOLING TOTAL     231               223       8      232
 SINCE 1/1        656               727     -71      749
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  08/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/330    DATE  08/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              9     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      6

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

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