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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
908 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              91   03/21/1907
 LOW              -12   03/05/1960
HIGHEST            77   03/15        50      27       78
LOWEST             16   03/02        32     -16        0
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.6              52.1     7.5     51.5
AVG. MINIMUM     40.0              32.2     7.8     29.5
MEAN             49.8              42.1     7.7     40.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.6    -1.6        2
DAYS MIN <= 32      6              15.7    -9.7       19
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.65   1898
 MINIMUM         0.17   1885
TOTALS           5.59              2.63    2.96     1.56
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.08    0.10     0.05
DAYS >= .01        12              10.7     1.3        9
DAYS >= .10         8               5.9     2.1        4
DAYS >= .50         3               1.7     1.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.5     1.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.16   03/30 TO 03/30              0.55

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.4   1926
TOTALS            0.1               2.5    -2.4      3.7
SINCE 7/1        15.7              20.6    -4.9     33.9
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            11
 24 HR TOTAL      0.1   MM                           3.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     464               711    -247      752
 SINCE 7/1       3890              4982   -1092     5321
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/260    DATE  03/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/250    DATE  03/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3

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

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RECORDS ESTABLISHED THIS MONTH:

* RECORD WARM LOW OF 54 ON MARCH 9
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 2.16 INCHES ON MARCH 30
* 6TH WARMEST MARCH WITH MEAN TEMP 49.8 F
* 8TH WETTEST MARCH WITH 5.59 INCHES

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