October 2013 Climate Summary

...A LOOK BACK AT THE CLIMATE FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013 FOR
CHICAGO AND ROCKFORD...

FOR CHICAGO...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 62.4 DEGREES WHICH IS
0.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 43.8
DEGREES WHICH IS 1.0 DEGREE ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 53.1 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.6 OF A DEGREE ABOVE
NORMAL. 3.12 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED DURING THE MONTH
WHICH IS ONLY 0.03 OF AN INCH BELOW NORMAL. JUST A TRACE OF SNOW WAS
RECORDED DURING THE MONTH WHICH IS 0.3 OF AN INCH BELOW NORMAL.

NO SIGNIFICANT RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED DURING THE MONTH AT CHICAGO
OHARE AIRPORT.

FOR ROCKFORD...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 62.3 DEGREES WHICH
IS 0.4 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 41.1
DEGREES WHICH IS 0.4 OF A DEGREE ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 51.7 DEGREES WHICH IS NORMAL. 3.18
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED WHICH IS 0.51 INCHES ABOVE
NORMAL. JUST A TRACE OF SNOW WAS RECORDED DURING THE MONTH WHICH IS
0.1 OF AN INCH BELOW NORMAL.

ONE RECORD WAS TIED AT ROCKFORD DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013. ON
OCTOBER 25...THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 23 TIED THE RECORD LOW FOR THAT
DATE SET IN 1987.



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