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Statement as of 9:43 am CDT on August 1, 2014

...A look back at the climate for the month of September 2014 for Chicago and Rockford...

At Chicago...the average high temperature was 73.7 degrees which is 1.1 degrees below normal. The average low temperature was 54.2 degrees which is 0.1 degrees below normal. The average temperature for the month was 63.9 degrees which is 0.7 degrees below normal. 2.70 inches of precipitation were recorded which is 0.50 inches below normal.

Two records were set or tied at Chicago during September 2014: * record low maximum of 56 degrees on 9/11. Previous: 61 in 1940 * tied record low of 44 degrees on 9/13 first set in 1955.

At Rockford...the average high temperature was 74.1 degrees which is 1.3 degrees below normal. The average low temperature was 51.1 degrees which is 1.3 degrees below normal. The average temperature for the month was 62.6 degrees which is 1.3 degrees below normal. 2.00 inches of precipitation were recorded which is 1.35 inches below normal.

Two records were set at Rockford during September 2014: * record low maximum of 54 degrees on 9/11. Previous: 55 in 1914 * record low maximum of 53 degrees on 9/12. Previous: 56 in 1943