2012 is the Warmest Year on Record for Chicago and Rockford

It's Official! 2012 is the Warmest on Record for Chicago and Rockford!

Now that 2012 has come to an end, the final numbers have been calculated at our official climate sites for the year at Chicago and Rockford. The final calculations show that each of the official climate sites had their warmest year on record. Records date back to 1872 at Chicago, and 1906 at Rockford.

 

Top 3 Average Annual Temperatures
Chicago

1. 54.5 degrees - 2012 (New record)

2. 54.4 degrees - 1921

3. 53.9 degrees - 1931

 

Rockford

1. 53.1 degrees - 2012 (New record)

2. 52.8 degrees - 1931

    52.8 degrees - 1921 

 



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