No 70 Degree Days Yet in Rockford and More Cool Spring Weather Statistics

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
705 PM CDT THU APR 25 2013 /805 PM EDT THU APR 25 2013/

...WHEN WILL ROCKFORD FINALLY REACH 70 DEGREES THIS SPRING?...

ROCKFORD IL HAS YET TO REACH 70 DEGREES THIS YEAR...WHICH IS
NOTABLE BECAUSE THE AVERAGE FIRST 70 DEGREE DAY OF THE SEASON IS
APRIL 2ND. THE LATEST FIRST 70 DEGREE DAY EVER IN ROCKFORD WAS MAY
6TH 1971. IF ROCKFORD GOES THROUGH SATURDAY WITHOUT REACHING 70
THIS YEAR WILL BE THE 2ND LATEST FIRST 70 DEGREE DAY EVER IN
ROCKFORD.

HERE ARE THE CURRENT TOP 3 LATEST FIRST 70 DEGREE DAYS IN ROCKFORD:

1) MAY 06 1971
2) APR 27 1951
3) APR 26 1984

WITH A HIGH OF 52 DEGREES TODAY...THIS YEAR ALREADY WILL AT LEAST
TIE FOR THE 3RD LATEST FIRST 70 DEGREE DAY ON RECORD IN ROCKFORD.
BASED ON THE CURRENT FORECAST...IF 70 IS NOT REACHED
TOMORROW (THE FORECAST HIGH IS 67)...SUNDAY OR MONDAY WOULD BE
THE NEXT BEST SHOT.

...MORE COOL SPRING WEATHER STATISTICS...

THE NUMBER OF DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW 45 DEGREES
IN CHICAGO THIS SPRING HAS BEEN WELL ABOVE NORMAL. CHICAGO HAS
SEEN 33 DAYS AT OR BELOW 45 DEGREES AND ROCKFORD HAS SEEN 32 DAYS
AT OR BELOW 45 DEGREES.

THE NORMAL OR AVERAGE NUMBER OF DAYS 45 DEGREES OR LESS IN
METEOROLOGICAL SPRING IN CHICAGO IS 25 DAYS...AND 21 DAYS IN
ROCKFORD. THE 33 DAYS AT OR BELOW 45 IN CHICAGO TIES A FEW OTHER
YEARS AS THE 18TH MOST ON RECORD IN CHICAGO AND IS THE HIGHEST
TOTAL SINCE 1993. WHILE THE 32 DAYS AT OR BELOW 45 IN ROCKFORD
TIES A FEW OTHER SPRINGS FOR 4TH MOST ON RECORD AND IS THE HIGHEST
TOTAL SINCE 1983.

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RC/IZZI/KJB



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