New Record of Days At or Above 80 Degrees for Chicagoland

THE PREVIOUS RECORD FOR CONSECUTIVE 80 DEGREE OR ABOVE DAYS WAS 42
DAYS IN A ROW...SET IN 1955. ON AUGUST 13TH 2010...THE CHICAGOLAND AREA HIT 
43 CONSECUTIVE DAYS. JULY 2ND 2010 WAS THE FIRST 80 DEGREE DAY AND AUGUST 
16TH WAS THE 46TH AND FINAL CONSECUTIVE DAY FOR THE RECORD. AUGUST 17TH 
OFFICIALLY REACHED 79 DEGREES...FALLING BELOW THE NECESSARY CRITERIA 
TO CONTINUE THE STREAK. 

THE TOP TEN RECORDS ARE AS FOLLOWS

1.   46 DAYS...WITH THE STREAK ENDING ON AUGUST 16 2010
2.   42 DAYS...WITH THE STREAK ENDING ON AUGUST 7 1955
3.   34 DAYS...WITH THE STREAK ENDING ON SEPTEMBER 6 1995
4.   32 DAYS...WITH THE STREAK ENDING ON AUGUST 8 1983
5.   30 DAYS...WITH THE STREAK ENDING ON JULY 19 1921
6.   29 DAYS...WITH THE STREAK ENDING ON AUGUST 18 1988
7.   27 DAYS...WITH THE STREAK ENDING ON AUGUST 6 1999
8.   27 DAYS...WITH THE STREAK ENDING ON JULY 14 1966
9.   25 DAYS...WITH THE STREAK ENDING ON AUGUST 15 2007
10. 24 DAYS...WITH THE STREAK ENDING ON JULY 26 2005


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