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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
630 AM CST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE ROCKFORD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1905 TO 2017

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            55   01/21                         45  01/30
LOWEST                  01/06                         -5  01/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     33.6              29.5     4.1     29.5
AVG. MINIMUM     21.5              13.5     8.0     16.2
MEAN             27.6              21.5     6.1     22.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     10              17.3    -7.3       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              29.0    -6.0       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               5.5    -2.5        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.80   1946
 MINIMUM         0.12   1921
TOTALS           2.25              1.37    0.88     0.88
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.04    0.03     0.03
DAYS >= .01        11               9.4     1.6        8
DAYS >= .10         5               4.0     1.0        3
DAYS >= .50         1               0.5     0.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.1     0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.48   01/16 TO 01/17

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           36.1   1918
TOTALS            0.7              10.2    -9.5      3.7
SINCE 7/1        16.8              23.3    -6.5     17.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 5      -5        2
DAYS >= 1.0         0               3.3    -3.3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   01/26
 24 HR TOTAL      0.3   01/25 TO 01/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1153              1348    -195     1300
 SINCE 7/1       3292              3909    -617     3171
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/270    DATE  01/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/280    DATE  01/10


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      3
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                     11

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

&&
DAILY RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING JANUARY 2017
* RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION ON JANUARY 16TH WITH 1.01 INCHES

MONTHLY RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING JANUARY 2017
* 8TH LEAST SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD WITH 0.7 INCHES SINCE 1906

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