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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
937 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   08/09/1934
                        08/08/1934
 LOW               43   08/29/1986
                        08/13/1964
HIGHEST            92   08/31        85       7       96
                        08/02
LOWEST             49   08/25        65     -16       53
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.4              84.9    -0.5     84.5
AVG. MINIMUM     62.3              63.6    -1.3     66.8
MEAN             73.3              74.2    -0.9     75.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               6.6    -2.6        5
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.37   1981
 MINIMUM         0.10   1943
TOTALS           1.57              3.24   -1.67     6.64
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.10   -0.05     0.21
DAYS >= .01         7               8.3    -1.3       15
DAYS >= .10         2               5.2    -3.2        5
DAYS >= .50         1               2.1    -1.1        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.21   08/09 TO 08/09              2.50
                        08/08 TO 08/09
                        08/09 TO 08/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       2                 4      -2        0
 SINCE 7/1          6                 5       1        3
COOLING TOTAL     267               291     -24      339
 SINCE 1/1       1095               970     125     1033
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/190    DATE  08/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/200    DATE  08/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

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

&&

RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 51 DEGREES ON AUGUST 27TH TIED THE OLD RECORD LOW SET ON    AUGUST 27, 1967.

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