The Most Impressive November Cold Snap for Chicago and Rockford Since at Least 2000

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
714 PM CST SUN NOV 24 2013 /814 PM EST SUN NOV 24 2013/

...STATISTICS ON THE WEEKEND COLD SNAP FOR CHICAGO AND ROCKFORD...

THIS WEEKEND SAW THE MOST IMPRESSIVE NOVEMBER COLD SNAP SINCE AT
LEAST 2000 IN CHICAGO AND ROCKFORD. BELOW ARE SUMMARY STATISTICS:

CHICAGO*
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ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 23RD...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 26 DEGREES
AND THE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 15 DEGREES...FOR AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 21 DEGREES.

ON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 24TH...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 27 DEGREES AND
THE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 11 DEGREES...FOR AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
19 DEGREES.

* THE 26 DEGREE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON SATURDAY WAS THE COLDEST IN
  NOVEMBER SINCE 24 DEGREES ON NOVEMBER 21 2000.

* THE 11 DEGREE LOW TEMPERATURE ON SUNDAY WAS THE COLDEST IN
  NOVEMBER SINCE 11 DEGREES ON NOVEMBER 29 1995.

* THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 19 DEGREES ON SUNDAY WAS THE COLDEST
  DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN NOVEMBER SINCE THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
  WAS 18 DEGREES ON NOVEMBER 4 1991. MORE RECENTLY...THE AVERAGE
  TEMPERATURE ON NOVEMBER 21 2000 WAS ALSO 19 DEGREES.

* THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...20
  DEGREES...WAS THE COLDEST 2-DAY PERIOD IN NOVEMBER IN CHICAGO
  SINCE NOVEMBER 3-4 1991 AVERAGED 18 DEGREES. IN MORE RECENT
  HISTORY...THIS WEEKEND`S COLD SURPASSED THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
  OF 21 DEGREES ON NOVEMBER 21-22 2000 TO BECOME THE COLDEST 2-DAY
  PERIOD IN CHICAGO SINCE THE YEAR 2000.

* THE OFFICIAL CLIMATE STATION FOR THE CITY OF CHICAGO IS OHARE
  INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

 THE PERIOD OF RECORD FOR CHICAGO BEGAN IN 1871.

ROCKFORD*
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ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 23RD...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 24 DEGREES
AND THE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 12 DEGREES...FOR AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 18 DEGREES.

ON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 24TH...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 26 DEGREES AND
THE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 9 DEGREES...FOR AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
18 DEGREES.

* THE 24 DEGREE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON SATURDAY WAS THE COLDEST IN
  NOVEMBER SINCE 23 DEGREES ON NOVEMBER 27 1996. THE PREVIOUS
  COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE IN NOVEMBER SINCE 2000 WAS 25 DEGREES
  ON NOVEMBER 17 AND 25 2005.

* THE 9 DEGREE LOW TEMPERATURE ON SUNDAY WAS THE COLDEST IN
  NOVEMBER SINCE 1 DEGREE ON NOVEMBER 29 1995. THE 9 DEGREE LOW
  TIED THAT ON NOVEMBER 24 1997 AND SURPASSED THE 10 DEGREE LOW ON
  NOVEMBER 27 2002 TO BECOME THE COLDEST LOW TEMPERATURE IN THE
  MONTH OF NOVEMBER SINCE THE YEAR 2000.

* THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 18 DEGREES ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
  WERE THE COLDEST DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES IN NOVEMBER SINCE
  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 15 DEGREES ON NOVEMBER 27 1996. BOTH
  DAYS SURPASSED THE 19 DEGREE AVERAGE ON NOVEMBER 25
  2005...NOVEMBER 17 2005 AND NOVEMBER 21 2000 TO BECOME THE
  COLDEST DAYS IN NOVEMBER SINCE THE YEAR 2000.

* THE 2-DAY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...18
  DEGREES...WAS THE COLDEST 2 DAY PERIOD IN NOVEMBER IN ROCKFORD
  SINCE NOVEMBER 26-27 1996 AVERAGED 15 DEGREES. IN MORE RECENT
  HISTORY...THIS WEEKEND SURPASSED THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 20
  DEGREES ON NOVEMBER 21-22 2000 TO BECOME THE COLDEST 2-DAY
  PERIOD IN NOVEMBER IN ROCKFORD SINCE THE YEAR 2000.

* THE OFFICIAL CLIMATE SITE FOR ROCKFORD IS CHICAGO-ROCKFORD
  INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

  THE PERIOD OF RECORD FOR ROCKFORD BEGAN IN 1905.

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RC


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