11/03/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Summer 2010: One Of The Hottest, Wettest Illinois Summers On Record

This summer was one of the warmest and wettest in Illinois history, according to preliminary data from the Illinois State Water Survey.
State Climatologist Jim Angel reports that the statewide average temperature for June through August -- meteorological summer -- was 76.4 degrees, 2.7 degrees above normal. That made it the seventh warmest summer on record according to records that date back to 1895.

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