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Key findings

  • The highest monthly average temperature in Benson for July is 74 degrees
  • The lowest monthly average temperature in Benson for January is 25 degrees
  • The most monthly precipitation in Benson occurs in August with 8.3 inches
  • The air quality index in Benson is 18% better than the national average
  • The pollution index in Benson is 53% worse than the national average

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      Benson Average Temperature

      In the event that the weather data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
      MonthTemp. (min)Temp. (max)Temp. (avg)Precipitation
      January18°F34°F25°F3.2"
      February19°F36°F27°F3.2"
      March32°F51°F41°F5.1"
      April42°F64°F52°F6.5"
      May53°F74°F63°F7.0"
      June62°F82°F72°F7.0"
      July65°F85°F74°F7.2"
      August64°F84°F73°F8.3"
      September57°F78°F66°F7.1"
      October45°F65°F54°F6.0"
      November34°F52°F42°F4.6"
      December23°F38°F30°F3.8"

      Benson air quality index & pollution index

      In the event that the air quality/pollution data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
      IndexBensonIllinoisNational
      Air quality index414150
      Pollution index7,745,2003,347,2955,066,862

      Benson air quality information

      MeasurementTotal
      Days measured365
      Days with good air quality285
      Days with moderate air quality78
      Days w/ poor A.Q. for sensitive groups2
      Days with unhealthy air quality0

      Benson air quality information

      PollutantTotal
      Arsenic0.030%
      Benzene0.070%
      Carbon Tetrachloride0.020%
      Lead0.860%
      Mercury0.210%

      Average monthly Benson temperature with heat index

      Benson monthly precipitation with daily maximum

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      Nearby cities with good air quality

      City, StatePopulationAir Quality IndexNational Avg.
      Rutland, IL2340100%
      Wenona, IL1,1270100%
      Toluca, IL1,3160100%
      Dana, IL1210100%
      Long Point, IL2080100%
      Benson, IL4584118%

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      City, StatePopulationAir Quality IndexNational Avg.
      Williams, IN4584216%
      Rose Creek, MN4583628%
      Tierra Verde, TX4583040%
      Collins, IA4583726%
      Onekama, MI4583628%
      Benson, IL4584118%
      Source: The Benson, IL weather data displayed above is derived from the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric). Air quality and pollution data is derived from the EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency). Air quality and pollution levels measured in a particular area may not be representative of the entire county.