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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
435 PM CST Wed Nov 30 2016

...A Look Ahead at December Climatological Data...

Normals are for the period 1981-2010.


...TEMPERATURES...        SPRINGFIELD           PEORIA
Normal high/low           38/23                 36/21
  Dec  1 normals          44/27                 42/26
  Dec 31 normals          35/19                 33/18

Month record high          74 on 12/28/1984#     71 on 12/02/1982#
Month record low          -21 on 12/23/1989     -24 on 12/28/1924

Normal occurrences of...
  Highs 90 or above       0                     0
  Highs 32 or below       9                     10
  Lows  32 or below       25                    26
  Lows   0 or below       2                     2

...PRECIPITATION...
Normal liquid equivalent  2.52                  2.42
  Greatest month total    8.94 in 1982          7.15 in 1873
  Least month total       0.15 in 1955          0.28 in 1876
  Greatest 24-hour        6.12 on 12/2-3/1982   2.52 on 12/24/1965

Normal snowfall           5.6                   7.1
  Greatest month total   22.7 in 1973          21.7 in 1977
  Least month total       0.0 in 1889           0.0 in 1890#
  Greatest 24-hour       10.9 on 12/19/1973    10.2 on 12/19-20/1973

...DEGREE DAYS /BASE 65/...
Normal heating            1072                  1130
Normal cooling            0                     0


CLIMATOLOGICAL OUTLOOK FOR THE NEW MONTH:

   Temperature ---- Equal chances of above or below normal
   Precipitation -- Slightly higher chances for above normal

# - last of several occurrences

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