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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
818 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE ROCKFORD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1905 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   03/29/1986
 LOW              -11   03/03/2014
                        03/04/2002
                        01/01/2000
HIGHEST            64   03/31        63       1       57  03/31
                                                          03/30
LOWEST            -11R  03/03        35     -46        2  03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     38.7              46.9    -8.2     37.0
AVG. MINIMUM     20.5              27.5    -7.0     22.0
MEAN             29.6              37.2    -7.6     29.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9               3.0     6.0        9
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              21.8     3.2       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.2     1.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.20   1944
 MINIMUM         0.27   1910
TOTALS           1.03              2.32   -1.29     2.29
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.07   -0.04     0.07
DAYS >= .01        12              10.5     1.5        9
DAYS >= .10         4               5.1    -1.1        5
DAYS >= .50         0               1.2    -1.2        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.33   03/01 TO 03/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.7   1964
TOTALS            9.1               4.8     4.3     13.9
SINCE 7/1        56.6              35.8    20.8     40.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.5     0.5        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   03/07                         15  03/06
                        03/06
                        03/05
 24 HR TOTAL      4.6   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1092               862     230     1092
 SINCE 7/1       6984              5864    1120     5829
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/160    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/170    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      1
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      6

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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