What a Difference a Year Makes! June 2012 vs. June 2013...Updated with Lake Michigan data!

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Last June was exceptionally dry and warm, while this June was much wetter than average with temperatures near normal.

June 2012 vs. June 2013 Temperature and Precipitation Comparison for Chicagi

June 2012 vs. June 2013 Precipitation and Temperature Comparison for Rockford

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Below is a comparison of Lake Michigan water temperatures from July 2nd, 2012 and 2013. Nearly all locations were much warmer by this time last year thanks to the very warm early summer conditions observed.

 Lake Michigan Water Temps July 2012 vs. 2013

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A Look Back at the Climate for Month of June 2013 for Chicago and Rockford

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1034 AM CDT MON JUL 1 2013

AT CHICAGO...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 78.2 DEGREES WHICH IS
1.5 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 58.9
DEGREES WHICH IS 0.8 OF A DEGREE ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 68.5 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.4 OF A DEGREE
BELOW NORMAL. 6.23 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED WHICH IS
2.78 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL...AND 5.33 INCHES ABOVE WHAT JUNE 2012
RECORDED.

ONE RECORD WAS SET IN THE MONTH OF JUNE AT CHICAGO WHEN 1.48
INCHES FELL ON JUNE 26. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.45 INCHES
SET IN 1932. THE 6.23 INCHES OF RAIN THAT FELL DURING THE MONTH OF
JUNE RANKS SIXTEENTH FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE ALL TIME.

AT ROCKFORD...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 79.6 DEGREES WHICH
IS 1.5 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.  THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 59.0
DEGREES WHICH IS 0.5 OF A DEGREE ABOVE NORMAL.  THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 69.3 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.5 OF A DEGREE
BELOW NORMAL. 7.72 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED WHICH IS
3.07 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL...AND 7.06 INCHES ABOVE WHAT JUNE 2012
RECORDED.

ONE RECORD WAS SET IN THE MONTH OF JUNE AT ROCKFORD WHEN 2.36
INCHES FELL ON JUNE 22. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.80 INCHES
SET IN 1914. THE 7.72 INCHES OF RAIN THAT FELL DURING THE MONTH OF
JUNE RANKS TENTH FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE ALL TIME.

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CM
June 2013 Monthly Climate Summaries: Chicago | Rockford

 



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