Spring in December; All-Time December High Set at Rockford

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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
0448 PM CST MON DEC 03 2012

...RECORD SETS DAILY RECORD HIGH ON MONDAY AND BREAKS THE DECEMBER
RECORD HIGH...

 A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 69 DEGREES WAS SET AT ROCKFORD IL
TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 65 SET IN 1970.

IN ADDITION...THIS BREAKS THE DECEMBER RECORD HIGH OF 67 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS ORIGINALLY SET ON DECEMBER 5 2001.
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The high at Rockford was also the 2nd warmest day on record during meteorological winter (Dec-Feb).
Here are the five warmest days during meteorological winter in Rockford, including today:

Date

High Temperature

2/25/2000

70

12/3/2012

69

2/15/1921

67

2/11/1999

67

12/5/2001

67

Chicago's official high of 70° at O'Hare International Airport was only the third 70° day on record in the month of December.  Records date back to 1871. It was also only the 6th recorded 70 degree day during meteorological winter.

Here are the six 70 degree days during meteorological winter in Chicago, including today:

Date

High Temperature

2/27/1976

75

2/25/2000

72

12/3/1970

71

12/2/1982

71

2/11/1999

70

12/3/2012

70

 


 

MAXIMUM/MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION TABLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
618 PM CST MON DEC 3 2012

HIGH TEMPERATURE LAST 18 HOURS
LOW TEMPERATURE LAST 18 HOURS
PRECIPITATION LAST 24 HOURS
SNOWFALL LAST 24 HOURS

.BR LOT 1203 C DH18/TAIRZS/TAIRZI/PPDRZZ/SFDRZZ

:ID  LOCATION                  HIGH   LOW    PCPN  SNOWFALL
ORD: CHICAGO-O`HARE         :  70  /  46  /     T  / 0.0
CGX: CHICAGO-NORTHERLY ISLE :  71  /  45  /
MDW: CHICAGO-MIDWAY         :  72  /  47  /  0.00
LOTI2: NWS ROMEOVILLE       :  71  /  47  /  0.01  / 0.0
RFD: ROCKFORD AIRPORT       :  69  /  44  /  0.39  / 0.0
DPA: DUPAGE AIRPORT         :  69  /  48  /  0.01
UGN: WAUKEGAN AIRPORT       :  68  /  46  /  0.01
ARR: AURORA/SUGAR GROVE     :  70  /  49  /  0.02
PWK: WHEELING/CHI EXEC      :  69  /  46  /  0.02
VPZ: VALPARAISO IN          :  68  /  49  /  0.02
:
UNOFFICIAL SUPPLEMENTAL AWOS LOCATIONS
:
DKB: DEKALB                 :  70  /  51  /
JOT: JOLIET                 :  70  /  52  /
IKK: KANKAKEE               :  71  /  55  /
IGQ: LANSING                :  70  /  51  /
C09: MORRIS                 :  72  /  51  /
VYS: PERU                   :  70  /  49  /
PNT: PONTIAC                :  73  /  57  /
RZL: RENSSELAER IN          :  70  /  54  /
RPJ: ROCHELLE               :  69  /  44  /
.END
:
THESE DATA ARE PRELIMINARY AND HAVE NOT UNDERGONE FINAL QUALITY
CONTROL BY THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER /NCDC/.  THEREFORE...
THESE DATA ARE SUBJECT TO REVISION. FINAL AND CERTIFIED CLIMATE DATA
CAN BE ACCESSED AT WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV.

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High Temperatures Across Illinois on Monday

 

 


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