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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1249 PM CST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             112   07/14/1954
 LOW              -24   02/13/1905
HIGHEST            96   09/06        MM      MM       96  08/25
                        09/04
                        07/28
LOWEST            -14   02/27        MM      MM      -13  02/11
                                                          02/07
                                                          01/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.0              63.1     1.9     61.3
AVG. MINIMUM     44.5              43.0     1.5     41.2
MEAN             54.8              53.0     1.8     51.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     28              22.6     5.4       15
DAYS MAX <= 32     27              30.9    -3.9       47
DAYS MIN <= 32    100             110.2   -10.2      128
DAYS MIN <= 0       9               5.8     3.2       17

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        58.21   1882
 MINIMUM        22.76   1914
TOTALS          44.11             37.43    6.68    45.44
DAILY AVG.       0.12                               0.12
DAYS >= .01       125             113.4    11.6      124
DAYS >= .10        76              67.5     8.5       70
DAYS >= .50        29              24.0     5.0       35
DAYS >= 1.00       12               8.7     3.3        9
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.42   12/26 TO 12/27              3.08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           47.7   1960
                        1914
 24 HR TOTAL     17.4   03/24/2013 TO 03/25/2013
TOTALS           30.3              20.9     9.4     39.9
DAYS >= TRACE      28              16.9    11.1       48
DAYS >= 1.0         9               6.0     3.0        9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        12   02/21                         11
 24 HR TOTAL      8.9   02/20                        9.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4959              5484    -525     6032
COOLING TOTAL    1375              1123     252     1162

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/20/1991
 LATEST       05/10/1966
EARLIEST                        10/13
LATEST                          04/13
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/310    DATE  06/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/320    DATE  06/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          205
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             96
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         64

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             55     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               43     RAIN                      59
LIGHT RAIN              136     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       9
LIGHT SNOW               30     SLEET                      0
FOG                     163     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     21
HAZE                     46

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING THE PERIOD:

ANNUAL RECORDS -- NONE ESTABLISHED

SEASONAL RECORDS --
* 3RD WARMEST AUTUMN ON RECORD AT 59.5 DEGREES

JANUARY -- NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED

FEBRUARY --
* 2ND SNOWIEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD WITH 22.6 INCHES
* 9TH COLDEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD AT 20.5 DEGREES
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 8.9 INCHES ON THE 20TH
* RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -8 DEGREES ON THE 24TH
* RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE -14 DEGREES ON THE 27TH
* LOW OF -14 ON THE 27TH WAS THE COLDEST SO LATE IN THE SEASON
* RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE 13 DEGREES ON THE 27TH

MARCH -- NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED

APRIL -- NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED

MAY --
* TIED RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 32 DEGREES ON THE 1ST
* TIED RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 53 DEGREES ON THE 20TH

JUNE --
* 5TH WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD AT 9.14 INCHES

JULY --
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 2.13 INCHES ON THE 8TH
* RECORD COOL HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 64 DEGREES ON THE 8TH
* TIED RECORD COOL HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 72 DEGREES ON THE 9TH
* RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 79 DEGREES ON THE 17TH
* RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 79 DEGREES ON THE 18TH

AUGUST --
* TIED RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 51 DEGREES ON THE 27TH

SEPTEMBER --
* TIED RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 74 DEGREES ON THE 7TH
* TIED RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 73 DEGREES ON THE 18TH

OCTOBER -- NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED

NOVEMBER --
* RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 58 DEGREES ON THE 5TH
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 0.5 INCHES ON THE 21ST

DECEMBER --
* 2ND WARMEST DECEMBER ON RECORD AT 42.4 DEGREES
* 3RD WETTEST DECEMBER ON RECORD WITH 6.56 INCHES
* RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 70 DEGREES ON THE 12TH
* RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 55 DEGREES ON THE 12TH
* RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 61 DEGREES ON THE 13TH
* TIED MONTHLY RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 61 DEGREES ON THE 13TH
* RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 64 DEGREES ON THE 21ST
* RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 1.85 INCHES ON THE 26TH
* RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 1.94 INCHES ON THE 28TH

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GEELHART



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