Record Weather for Rockford, IL for both August 2009 and Summer 2009!

This summer was certainly cooler and wetter than usual...and now we have the numbers to prove it!

For Rockford, Illinois...both August 2009 and Summer 2009 will set records for being one of the coldest and wettest on record. Meteorological summer is definied as the months June through August.  Records at Rockford, Illinois date back to 1906.

August 2009 will go down as the 9th coldest and the 11th wettest on record.
Summer 2009 will go down as the 3rd coldest and the 12th wettest on record. 

The normal temperature and precipitation for August at Rockford is 70.9 degrees and 4.21 inches respectively. The normal temperature and precipitation for summer at Rockford is 70.9 degrees and 13.11 inches respectively.

Listed below are the top 15 coldest and wettest Augusts and Summers for Rockford.

Top 15 Coldest Summers
in degrees Farenheit
 66.3 1915
 67.4 1992 
 67.8 2009 
 68.0 1967, 2004
 68.3 1912 
 68.6 1951 
 68.7 1924 
 68.8 1985 
 69.0 1917, 1927, 1958
 69.2 1907, 1969
 69.4 1964, 1972 
 69.5 1982 
 69.6 1908, 1996
 69.8 1950, 2000
 68.9 1945, 1979, 1997
Top 15 Wettest Summers
Precipitation in inches
 25.76 1972
 21.98 1940
 21.65 1987
 20.90 1990
 20.51 1926
 20.48 2007
 19.65 1952 
 19.33 1935
 18.64 1993
 17.55 1912 
 17.37 1996 
 17.15 2009
 17.04 1950 
 16.83 1938 
 16.76 1969 

 

Top 15 Coldest Augusts
in degrees Farenheit
 65.4 1915
 65.5 1992 
 66.0 2004
 66.1 1967
 66.8 1964
 67.1 1986 
 67.5 1912 
 67.8 1994 
 68.1 2009
 68.2 1985
 68.5 1997
 68.6 1927, 1977
 68.7 1951, 1999
 69.0 1907, 1982
 69.2 1950
Top 15 Wettest Augusts
Precipitation in inches
 13.98 2007
 13.55 1987
 10.73 1936
 9.27 1965
 9.18 1981
 9.10 1972
 8.70 1911 
 7.95 1940
 7.88 1942
 7.69 1909
 7.19 2009
 6.99 2002
 6.89 2004
 6.88 1943
 6.74 1979


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