Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1143 AM CST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE ROCKFORD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              70   02/22/2017
                        02/25/2000
                        86/11/2215
 LOW              -25   02/09/1933
HIGHEST            70R  02/22                         62  02/28
LOWEST             10   02/04                          2  02/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.3              34.2    13.1     36.7
AVG. MINIMUM     26.3              17.7     8.6     22.8
MEAN             36.8              25.9    10.9     29.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5              10.7    -5.7       10
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              25.0    -3.0       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.9    -2.9        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.32   1944
 MINIMUM         0.04   1969
TOTALS           1.78              1.41    0.37     0.65
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.05    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         7               8.2    -1.2        5
DAYS >= .10         5               3.6     1.4        2
DAYS >= .50         1               0.7     0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.76   02/28 TO 02/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           30.2   1994
TOTALS            0.2               7.7    -7.5      3.5
SINCE 7/1        17.0              31.0   -14.0     21.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 4      -4        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.3    -2.3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   02/25
 24 HR TOTAL      0.1   02/24 TO 02/24
                        02/25 TO 02/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     782              1093    -311     1015
 SINCE 7/1       4074              5002    -928     4186
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/310    DATE  02/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/300    DATE  02/12


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      6

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

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DAILY RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING FEBRUARY 2017
* RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 66 DEGREES ON THE 17TH
* RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 68 DEGREES ON THE 18TH
* RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 67 DEGREES ON THE 19TH
* RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 69 DEGREES ON THE 20TH
* RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 67 DEGREES ON THE 21ST
* RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 43 DEGREES ON THE 21ST
* RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 70 DEGREES ON THE 22ND

MONTHLY RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING FEBRUARY 2017
* WARMEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD SINCE 1905 WITH 36.8 DEGREES

MONTHLY SNOWFALL TOTAL OF 0.2 INCH TIED FOR THIRD LEAST SET IN 1953

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