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Title:Local Climatological Data Summary: Hillsboro, Illinois, 1895-1993
Author(s):Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne
Subject(s):Hillsboro, Illinois
Montgomery County, Illinois
temperate continental climate
Abstract:Hillsboro (Montgomery County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about March through November. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 50 to 60% during the day and 85% at night. This is the airmass which yields a "muggy" environment and promotes thunderstorms, heavy showers, and at times, damaging winds, hail and tornadoes. During these months, there are occasional, brief interruptions of drier, cooler air from the Pacific Ocean, but they typically only last for a few days.
Issue Date:1995
Publisher:Illinois State Water Survey
Series/Report:ISWS Miscellaneous Publication MP-98-22
Genre:Technical Report
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Rights Information:Copyright ... University of Illinois Board of Trustees. All rights reserved. This document is a product of the Illinois State Water Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois State Water Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended for research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-10-27

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