Last month was the third wettest July on record in Illinois.  Statewide average rainfall came in at 7.1 inches in July, according to State Climatologist Jim Angel.

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Areas with the highest rain totals include Carbondale, Downers Grove, Rosiclare and Godfrey.  The statewide average temperature in July was nearly 76 degrees, which is about normal for this time of year.

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