My Blog: 2010 in Review

Happy New Year. Thanks everyone for viewing my blog on the climate and weather of Illinois. Here are some statistics that the folks at sent me.

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is on fire!.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2010. That’s about 26 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 65 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 107 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 10mb. That’s about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was September 19th with 295 views. The most popular post that day was July – Warmer and Wetter than Normal.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,, http:///, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for soil temperature illinois, fall colors 2010 illinois, illinois soil temperature, cooling degree days, and la nina illinois.