Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Temperatures Near Record-Highs For Illinois In September
State records go back to 1895.
September of this year was tied for sixth place with 2005. The warmest September was a tie between 1933 and 1925 when the statewide average was 72.2 degrees. Most parts of the state received 3 to 5 inches of rain. Southwestern Ilinois was the wettest part of the state with between 5 and 7.5 inches of rain.
The statewide average for September's rainfall was 3.7 inches of rain, a bit above Normal.
Angel works for the Illinois State Water Survey at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a division of the Prairie Research Institute.
Information provided by WEEK HOI-19