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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
814 AM CST SAT JAN 1 2011

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...THE CHICAGO-OHARE IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2010...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2010

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   07/24/1934
 LOW              -27   01/20/1985
HIGHEST            94   08/29        MM      MM
                        07/23
LOWEST                  01/03        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.1              58.3     1.8
AVG. MINIMUM     42.8              39.8     3.0
MEAN             51.5              49.1     2.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     21              17.8     3.2
DAYS MAX <= 32     64              45.9    18.1
DAYS MIN <= 32    120             128.5    -8.5
DAYS MIN <= 0       2              10.9    -8.9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        50.86   2008
 MINIMUM        22.22   1962
TOTALS          37.61             36.27    1.34
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.10    0.00
DAYS >= .01       116             127.0   -11.0
DAYS >= .10        70              69.9     0.1
DAYS >= .50        22              22.5    -0.5
DAYS >= 1.00        6               8.1    -2.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.70   07/24
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           95.3   1978
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS           49.6              37.5    12.1
 LIQUID EQUIV    4.96                MM      MM
SINCE 7/1        16.2              10.8     5.4
 LIQUID 7/1      1.62              1.10    0.52
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM
DAYS >= TRACE      60              30.2    29.8
DAYS >= 1.0        12              11.9     0.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   02/10
 24 HR TOTAL     12.6   02/09 TO 02/09
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5991              6498    -507
 SINCE 7/1       2362              2438     -76
COOLING TOTAL    1181               830     351
 SINCE 1/1       1181               830     351

FREEZE DATES
EARLIEST                        10/15
LATEST                          04/23
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/310    DATE  04/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    68/320    DATE  04/05



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

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