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Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Chicago, IL 

Chicago Monthly and Yearly Normals (1991-2020)
  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNUAL
HIGH 31.6 35.7 47.0 59.0 70.5 80.4 84.5 82.5 75.5 62.7 48.4 36.6 59.5
LOW 18.8 21.8 31.0 40.3 50.6 60.8 66.4 65.1 57.1 45.4 34.1 24.4 43.0
AVERAGE 25.2 28.8 39.0 49.7 60.6 70.6 75.4 73.8 66.3 54.0 41.3 30.5 51.3
HEATING DEGREE DAYS 1233 1047 808 468 198 31 2 4 77 355 713 1069 5974
COOLING DEGREE DAYS 0 0 2 8 60 199 326 276 116 15 0 0 1003
PRECIPITATION 1.99 1.97 2.45 3.75 4.49 4.10 3.71 4.25 3.19 3.43 2.42 2.11 37.86
SNOWFALL 11.3 10.7 5.5 1.3 T 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.8 7.6 38.4

 

Chicago Mean Number of Days (1991-2020)
Temperatures JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNUAL
HIGHS >=90 - - - - 0.8 4.1 6.5 3.7 1.6 - - - 16.7
HIGHS >=50 1.6 3.2 11.5 23.4 30.3 30.0 31.0 31.0 30.0 27.8 12.9 3.4 236.1
HIGHS <=32 16.5 11.2 3.0 0.1 - - - - - - 2.2 10.4 43.4
LOWS <=32 28.1 24.4 19.9 6.0 0.2 - - - 0.1 2.7 14.5 25.4 121.3
LOWS <=0 3.5 1.8 0.2 - - - - - - - - 1.1 6.6

 


Rockford, IL 

Rockford Monthly and Yearly Normals (1991-2020)
  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNUAL
HIGH 29.1 33.4 46.5 59.7 71.2 80.7 83.9 82.0 75.3 62.3 47.1 34.3 58.8
LOW 14.5 17.8 28.1 38.5 49.5 59.6 63.6 61.8 53.5 41.8 30.5 20.2 40.0
AVERAGE 21.8 25.6 37.3 49.1 60.4 70.1 73.8 71.9 64.4 52.0 38.8 27.3 49.4
HEATING DEGREE DAYS 1339 1003 860 482 199 27 3 8 107 412 786 1170 6497
COOLING DEGREE DAYS 0 0 2 5 54 182 274 222 89 11 0 0 838
PRECIPITATION 1.60 1.63 2.40 3.75 4.18 5.23 3.81 4.19 3.62 2.63 2.27 1.93 37.24
SNOWFALL 10.9 8.5 4.9 0.9 T 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.3 9.4 37.1

 

Rockford Mean Number of Days (1991-2020)
Temperatures JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNUAL
HIGHS >=90 - - - - 0.7 3.9 5.4 3.2 1.5 0.1 - - 14.8
HIGHS >=50 1.3 2.1 11.7 24.4 30.7 30.0 31.0 31.0 30.0 27.3 12.1 2.5 234.1
HIGHS <=32 18.5 12.6 3.7 0.1 - - - - - - 2.8 12.3 50.0
LOWS <=32 29.2 25.8 21.9 7.4 0.6 - - - 0.3 5.3 18.0 27.3 135.8
LOWS <=0 5.6 3.1 0.4 - - - - - - - - 2.4 11.5

 


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