Coldest Noon Temperatures on Jan 6th in Nearly 20 Years!

 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
206 PM CST MON JAN 6 2014 /306 PM EST MON JAN 6 2014/

...MONDAY`S RECORD LOW MAX WAS NOT SET BUT NOON TEMPERATURES
WERE AMONGST THE COLDEST ON RECORD...

A TECHNICALITY PREVENTED MONDAY FROM POSSIBLY TYING OR BREAKING
THE COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE EVER IN CHICAGO. THE MIDNIGHT
TEMPERATURE...WHILE BITTERLY COLD AND ALSO SETTING A DAILY RECORD
FOR CHICAGO...WILL BE THE DAILY HIGH MONDAY AND WAS NOT AT OR
BELOW THE ALL-TIME DAILY COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORD OF -11.
NONETHELESS...MONDAY WILL GO DOWN AS ONE OF THE COLDEST DAYS ON
RECORD. HERE IS A RANKING OF THE COLDEST NOON TEMPERATURES ON
RECORD DATING BACK TO THE 1929-30 WINTERS IN CHICAGO AND ROCKFORD.

        CHICAGO
        -------
    TEMP       DATE
1)  -21     JAN 10 1982
2)  -17     JAN 20 1985
3)  -16     DEC 24 1985
4)  -15     FEB  9 1933
    -15     JAN 22 1936
    -15     JAN 16 1982
7)  -14     JAN 18 1994
   *-14     JAN  6 2014*
9)  -13     JAN 16 1977
10) -10     JAN 18 1940
    -10     JAN 28 1977
    -10     JAN  9 1982

        ROCKFORD
        --------
    TEMP       DATE
1)  -21     JAN 22 1936
    -21     JAN 10 1982
3)  -18     JAN 18 1994
4)  -17     JAN 16 1982
5)  -16     DEC 24 1983
    -16     FEB  3 1996
7)  -15     JAN 23 1963
    -15     JAN 16 1977
    -15     JAN 20 1985
    -15     DEC 21 1989
    -15     JAN 15 1994
    -15     FEB  2 1996
   *-15     JAN  6 2014*

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IZZI/RC


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