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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
900 AM CDT THU JAN 1 2015

...A LOOK BACK AT THE CLIMATE FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014 FOR
CHICAGO AND ROCKFORD...

AT CHICAGO...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 36.9 DEGREES WHICH IS
2.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 27.1
DEGREES WHICH IS 6.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 32.0 DEGREES WHICH IS 4.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
DURING THE MONTH OF DECEMBER...0.79 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS
RECORDED WHICH IS 1.46 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. A TRACE OF SNOW WAS
RECORDED DURING THE MONTH...WHICH IS 8.2 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL
SNOWFALL FOR DECEMBER.

THE TRACE OF SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH WAS ONLY THE THIRD TIME THAT A
TRACE WAS RECORDED FOR DECEMBER TO JOIN 1889 AND 1912. 0.79 INCHES
OF PRECIPITATION WAS THE 17TH LOWEST RAINFALL FOR DECEMBER.

AT ROCKFORD...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 36.0 DEGREES WHICH
IS 2.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 24.9
DEGREES WHICH IS 7.2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.5 DEGREES WHICH IS 5.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
DURING THE MONTH OF DECEMBER...0.93 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS
RECORDED WHICH IS 1.05 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OF
SNOW WAS RECORDED DURING THE MONTH...WHICH IS 11.2 INCHES BELOW THE
SNOWFALL FOR DECEMBER.

0.1 INCHES OF SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH WAS THE FIFTH LEAST SNOWFALL
FOR DECEMBER. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 30.5 DEGREES WAS THE
EIGHTEENTH WARMEST DECEMBER.

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