Think April 2010 was warm? You're right!

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
305 PM CDT SAT MAY 1 2010

...WARMEST APRILS ON RECORD FOR CHICAGO IL AND ROCKFORD IL...

FOR CHICAGO IL...RECORDS FOR CHICAGO IL DATE BACK TO JULY 1872.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2010 FOR CHICAGO WAS
54.6 DEGREES. THIS PLACES APRIL 2010 IN A TIE WITH APRIL 1977 FOR
THE THIRD WARMEST APRIL ON RECORD. THE 10 WARMEST APRILS ON RECORD
FOR CHICAGO ARE:

RANK   AVG TEMP     YEAR(S)
1      57.0        1955
2      56.3        1915
3      54.6        1977 2010
4      54.2        1921
5      53.9        1942
6      53.4        1869 1960
7      53.3        1954
8      53.1        1948 2006
9      52.9        1968
10    52.8        1976

FOR ROCKFORD IL...RECORDS FOR ROCKFORD IL DATE BACK TO JULY 1906.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2010 FOR ROCKFORD WAS
54.8 DEGREES. THIS MAKES APRIL 2010 THE FOURTH WARMEST APRIL ON
RECORD. THE 10 WARMEST APRILS ON RECORD FOR ROCKFORD ARE:

RANK   AVG TEMP     YEAR(S)
1      56.3        1915
2      55.1        1977
3      54.9        1942
4      54.8        2010
5      54.7        1948
6      54.6        1925 1941 1955
7      54.1        1985
8      53.8        2001
9      53.6        1921
10     53.1        2005

$$

WEN



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