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National Weather Service Lincoln IL
530 AM CST Wed Mar 1 2017

...A Look Ahead at March Climatological Data...

Normals are for the period 1981-2010.


...TEMPERATURES...        SPRINGFIELD           PEORIA
Normal high/low           52/32                 50/31
  Mar  1 normals          45/27                 43/26
  Mar 31 normals          59/37                 57/36

Month record high          91 on 3/21/1907       87 on 3/21/1907
Month record low          -12 on 3/05/1960      -11 on 3/08/1943

Normal occurrences of...
  Highs 90 or above       0                     0
  Highs 32 or below       2                     2
  Lows  32 or below       16                    17
  Lows   0 or below       0                     0

...PRECIPITATION...
Normal liquid equivalent  2.63                  2.80
  Greatest month total    9.65 in 1898          7.49 in 2009
  Least month total       0.17 in 1885          0.25 in 1856
  Greatest 24-hour        3.25 on 3/31/1933     2.88 on 3/14/1944

Normal snowfall           2.5                   2.7
  Greatest month total   23.4 in 1906          18.2 in 1926
  Least month total       0.0 in 1987#          0.0 in many years
  Greatest 24-hour       17.4 on 3/24-25/2013   8.1 on 3/25/1957

...DEGREE DAYS /BASE 65/...
Normal heating            711                   756
Normal cooling            2                     1


CLIMATOLOGICAL OUTLOOK FOR THE NEW MONTH:

   Temperature ---- Higher chance of above normal
   Precipitation -- Equal chances of above or below normal

# - last of several occurrences

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