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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
659 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE ROCKFORD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1905 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              63   01/07/2008
                        01/31/1989
 LOW              -27   01/10/1982
HIGHEST            45   01/30                         42  01/18
                                                          01/17
LOWEST             -5   01/18                        -11  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     29.5              29.5     0.0     28.7
AVG. MINIMUM     16.2              13.5     2.7     13.0
MEAN             22.9              21.5     1.4     20.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     18              17.3     0.7       16
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              29.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       6               5.5     0.5        9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.80   1946
 MINIMUM         0.12   1921
TOTALS           0.88              1.37   -0.49     1.07
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.04   -0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01         8               9.4    -1.4       10
DAYS >= .10         3               4.0    -1.0        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.47   01/08 TO 01/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           36.1   1918
TOTALS            3.7              10.2    -6.5      9.5
SINCE 7/1        17.7              23.3    -5.6     13.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 5      -3        2
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.3    -1.3        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   01/14                          6  01/10
                        01/13                             01/09
                        01/12                             01/11
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   01/09 TO 01/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1300              1348     -48     1362
 SINCE 7/1       3171              3909    -738     3972
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/300    DATE  01/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/300    DATE  01/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               16     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      7

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

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