ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – September wrapped up as a warm and dry month in Illinois.

It was the 20th warmest September on record with an average temperature of 69.3 degrees. State Climatologist Jim Angel says that’s about three degrees above normal.

“It’s pretty amazing since September started out as cooler than normal. At first count we’ve had 135 station records broken and another 47 tied for the daily high temperatures,” he says.

September also ended as the fifth driest on record with average rainfall two-and-a-half inches below normal.

Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Listen Live