Climate Summary for August 2012

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1000 AM CDT SAT SEP 1 2012

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

AT CHICAGO...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 84.0 DEGREES WHICH IS
2.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 62.6
DEGREES WHICH IS 0.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 73.3 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.9 DEGREE ABOVE NORMAL.
2.07 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED WHICH IS 2.83 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL.

THERE WERE 10 DAYS DURING THE MONTH THAT REACHED 90 DEGREES OR
GREATER WHILE THE NORMAL NUMBER OF DAYS AT 90 OR ABOVE IS 4.

NO RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED AT CHICAGO FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST.

AT ROCKFORD...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 84.0 DEGREES WHICH
IS 1.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 59.6
DEGREES WHICH IS 1.7 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 71.8 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.1 DEGREE BELOW NORMAL.
2.38 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED WHICH IS 2.21 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL.

THERE WERE 9 DAYS DURING THE MONTH THAT REACHED 90 DEGREES OR
GREATER WHILE THE NORMAL NUMBER OF DAYS AT 90 OR ABOVE IS 4.

NO RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED AT ROCKFORD FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST.

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