Chicago 80 Degree Weather Trivia - Updated 8/31

...80 DEGREE WEATHER TRIVIA FOR CHICAGO...UPDATED

CHICAGO RECENTLY SET A RECORD FOR THE MOST CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH A
TEMPERATURE OF AT LEAST 80 DEGREES. THE 46 DAY STRETCH OF WARM
WEATHER EXTENDED FROM JULY 2 THROUGH AUGUST 16.

THE 30 DAYS OF 80 DEGREE WEATHER IN JULY WAS ONE SHY OF THE RECORD
SET IN 1955 WHEN ALL 31 DAYS WERE 80 DEGREES OR WARMER.

JULY 80 DEGREE DAYS
NORMAL...19.9
1955.....31
2010.....30
1999.....30
1944.....29

THE 28 DAYS OF 80 DEGREE WEATHER THIS AUGUST WAS ONE SHORT OF THE
RECORD SET IN 1947 AND TIED IN 1995.

AUGUST 80 DEGREE DAYS
NORMAL...17.0
1947.....29
1995.....29
2010.....28
1969.....28
1983.....28

THE 58 DAYS AT OR ABOVE 80 FOR JULY AND AUGUST...COMBINED...TIED THE
RECORD SET IN 1955.

JULY AND AUGUST 80 DEGREE DAYS
NORMAL...36.9
2010.....58
1955.....58
1983.....55
1995.....54
1949.....53

THE MOST DAYS AT OR ABOVE 80 FOR THE ENTIRE SUMMER OF JUNE THROUGH
AUGUST WAS 78 IN 1995. 2010 TIED FOR THIRD PLACE WITH 75.

JUNE JULY AND AUGUST 80 DEGREE DAYS
NORMAL...50.4
1995.....78
1949.....76
2010.....75
1955.....75
2005.....75

THE MOST DAYS AT OR ABOVE 80 FOR AN ENTIRE CALENDAR YEAR WAS 103 SET
IN 2005. THE WARMTH WILL NEED TO CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF SEPTEMBER
AND OCTOBER TO REACH THAT RECORD.

ANNUAL 80 DEGREE DAYS
NORMAL...68.3
2005.....103
1953.....102
2007.....102
1944.....101
1963.....101
2010.....87 THROUGH AUGUST 31



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