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A typical February ends an otherwise atypical winter

February was slightly warmer and wetter than average across Illinois, bringing an end to a very warm climatological winter season. The preliminary statewide average February temperature was 31.2 degrees, 0.30 ...
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A Warm, Wet Start to 2020

Our first month of 2020 was quite a bit warmer and wetter than average across the state. The preliminary statewide average January temperature was 31.4 degrees, 5 degrees above the ...
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Warm, Dry December Concludes a Cold, Wet Year

December temperatures were well above the long-term average across the state, breaking dozens of local daily maximum and minimum temperature records. The preliminary statewide December average temperature was 35.2 degrees, ...
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Cold November Brings an End to Meteorological Autumn

November temperatures were well below the long-term average across the state, breaking hundreds of local daily records. The preliminary statewide November average temperature was 35.6 degrees, about 7 degrees below ...
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October: Heat to Snow

We saw highly variable temperatures across the state this month, with record-breaking heat in the early part of October, and record-breaking cold in the latter part. The preliminary statewide October ...
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