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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
958 AM CST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE ROCKFORD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 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             112   07/14/1936
 LOW              -27   01/10/1982
HIGHEST            91   05/31        MM      MM       96  09/10
                                                          08/30
LOWEST            -21   02/11        MM      MM      -11  12/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.7              59.3    -3.6     57.6
AVG. MINIMUM     36.2              39.2    -3.0     38.0
MEAN             46.0              49.2    -3.2     47.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      2              14.9   -12.9       15
DAYS MAX <= 32     77              46.1    30.9       65
DAYS MIN <= 32    142             133.5     8.5      154
DAYS MIN <= 0      29              11.6    17.4       10

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        56.48   1973
 MINIMUM        22.87   1910
TOTALS          33.50             36.24   -2.74    40.57
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01     0.11
DAYS >= .01       123             119.2     3.8      128
DAYS >= .10        67              67.3    -0.3       75
DAYS >= .50        23              23.0     0.0       27
DAYS >= 1.00        6               8.2    -2.2        9
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.24   MM                          4.57

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           84.3   2008
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        27   01/16/1979
TOTALS           41.9              36.7     5.2     57.1
SINCE 7/1         3.7              13.1    -9.4     18.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= TRACE      75              28.7    46.3       82
DAYS >= 1.0        13              11.0     2.0       20
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   02/18                         15
                        02/17
                        01/07
 24 HR TOTAL      4.6   MM                           9.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    7502              6569     933     7035
 SINCE 7/1       2610              2561      49     2788
COOLING TOTAL     729               820     -91      890
 SINCE 1/1        729               820     -91      890

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/13/1975
 LATEST       05/27/1992
EARLIEST                        10/07
LATEST                          05/01
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/290    DATE  01/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/300    DATE  06/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           63
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            146
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        156

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             36     MIXED PRECIP               2
HEAVY RAIN               30     RAIN                      40
LIGHT RAIN              131     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN         10     HAIL                       5
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                      20
LIGHT SNOW               71     SLEET                      8
FOG                     176     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     18
HAZE                     69

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

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