Illinois Drought: Update August 3, 2008, Illinois State Water Survey

Illinois Drought

Since last Wednesday, no significant rains fell in Illinois. Temperatures remained near-normal across the state. More detailed information on the overall status of drought can be found in the latest Drought Response Task Force drought update, also released today at {http://www.sws.uiuc.edu/hilites/drought/DTFSummary20050803.asp}.

 

                                 Illinois

                         7/28/2005 to  8/03/2005

 

Climate          <------Temperature----->   <---------Precipitation--------->

Division         Actual   Normal      Dev   Actual   Normal     Dev   Percent

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Northwest          73.0     72.2      0.7     0.00     0.69    -0.69        0

Northeast          73.1     72.3      0.9     0.00     0.78    -0.78        0

West               74.4     74.5     -0.1     0.01     0.80    -0.79        1

Central            73.6     73.6      0.0     0.00     0.76    -0.76        0

East               71.8     73.2     -1.3     0.00     0.81    -0.80        0

West-southwest     73.7     75.0     -1.4     0.00     0.83    -0.83        0

East-southeast     73.7     75.0     -1.4     0.02     0.94    -0.92        2

Southwest          74.2     76.4     -2.2     0.07     0.79    -0.72        9

Southeast          74.5     76.5     -2.0     0.08     0.74    -0.66       10

 

State              73.5     74.2     -0.7     0.02     0.80    -0.78        2

 

Dev means Deviation From Normal, Percent means Percent of Normal

 

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