A Look Back at the Climate Data for June 2012

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
840 AM CDT SUN JUL 1 2012

...A LOOK BACK AT THE CLIMATE FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2012 FOR
CHICAGO AND ROCKFORD...

AT CHICAGO...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 85.5 DEGREES WHICH IS
5.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 62.4
DEGREES WHICH IS 4.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 74.0 DEGREES WHICH IS 5.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
0.90 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED WHICH IS 2.55 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL.

THERE WAS 1 RECORD SET AT CHICAGO FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE. IT WAS ON
JUNE 19TH WHEN THE LOW TEMPERATURE ONLY DROPPED TO 78 DEGREES.
THIS BROKE THE RECORD FOR HIGHEST MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THAT DATE
WHICH HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN 75 DEGREES SET IN 1931.


AT ROCKFORD...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 85.7 DEGREES WHICH
IS 4.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 60.1
DEGREES WHICH IS 1.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 72.9 DEGREES WHICH IS 3.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
0.66 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED WHICH IS 3.99 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL.

THERE WERE 2 RECORDS SET OR TIED AT ROCKFORD DURING THE MONTH OF
JUNE. THE FIRST WAS ON JUNE 19TH WHEN THE LOW TEMPERATURE ONLY
DROPPED TO 76 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE RECORD FOR HIGHEST MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE FOR THAT DATE WHICH HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN 74 SET BACK IN
1953.  THE SECOND RECORD WAS ON JUNE 20TH WHEN THE LOW TEMPERATURE
DROPPED TO 73 DEGREES.  THIS TIED THE RECORD FOR HIGHEST MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE FOR THAT DATE...WHICH OCCURRED IN 1988 AND ALSO 1997.


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