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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
608 AM CDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE ROCKFORD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              85   03/29/1986
 LOW              -11   03/03/2014
                        03/04/2002
                        01/01/2000
HIGHEST            80   03/24                         71  03/08
LOWEST             14   03/16                         11  03/02
                        03/15
                        03/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.8              46.9     0.9     51.7
AVG. MINIMUM     29.8              27.5     2.3     34.0
MEAN             38.8              37.2     1.6     42.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               3.0     1.0        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              21.8    -3.8       15
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.20   1944
 MINIMUM         0.27   1910
TOTALS           2.79              2.32    0.47     4.01
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.07    0.02     0.13
DAYS >= .01        17              10.5     6.5       16
DAYS >= .10         6               5.1     0.9        8
DAYS >= .50         1               1.2    -0.2        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.47   03/30 TO 03/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.7   1964
TOTALS            5.1               4.8     0.3      2.4
SINCE 7/1        22.1              35.8   -13.7     23.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.5    -0.5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/14
 24 HR TOTAL      3.6   03/13 TO 03/13

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     802               862     -60      679
 SINCE 7/1       4876              5864    -988     4865
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    69/010    DATE  03/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    69/010    DATE  03/11


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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


&&
DAILY RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING MARCH 2017
* TIED RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 80 DEGREES ON THE 24TH
* RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 1.47 INCHES ON THE 30TH

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