Summer 2002 - Warm and Dry in Illinois


Maps and Data

The period beginning June 15, 2002, and ending August 12, 2002, has been excessively dry. It is not appropriate to include the heavy rains after August 12th because they mask the severe nature of the dry conditions in the following tables and maps. 

These data are based on preliminary numbers. More stations will report about two to three months after the fact. Data Disclaimer

More information on the latest 7, 30, and 90 days can be found under "Current Climate Conditions in Illinois" on the main page.

For the period June 15, 2002, to August 12, 2002:
Links:

Latest Soil Moisture Measurements in IL | US Drought Monitor | US Drought (NOAA) | Drought in Illinois (general topic) | Midwestern Regional Climate Center


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Jim Angel, State Climatologist
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