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Statement as of 8:40 am CDT on August 1, 2014

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

At Chicago...the average high temperature was 79.8 degrees which is 4.3 degrees below normal. The average low temperature was 60.9 degrees which is 3 degrees below normal. The average temperature for the month was 70.4 degrees which is 3.6 degrees below normal. This placed July 2014 as the 13th coldest July on record. 2.14 inches of precipitation was recorded which is 1.56 inches below normal.

No records were set or tied at Chicago during July 2014.

At Rockford...the average high temperature was 79.2 degrees which is 5.3 degrees below normal. The average low temperature was 59.1 degrees which is 3.9 degrees below normal. The average temperature for the month was 69.1 degrees which is 4.7 degrees below normal. This placed July 2014 as tied for the third coldest July on record. The coldest July was in 2009 when the average temperature was 67.0. 2.46 inches of precipitation was recorded which is 1.49 inches below normal.

No records were set or tied at Rockford during July 2014.