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National Weather Service Lincoln IL
930 AM CDT Wed Apr 30 2014

...A Look Ahead at May Climatological Data...

Normals are for the period 1981-2010.


...TEMPERATURES...        SPRINGFIELD           PEORIA
Normal high/low           75/53                 73/52
  May  1 normals          70/48                 69/47
  May 31 normals          79/57                 78/56

Month record high         101 on 5/31/1934      104 on 5/31/1934
Month record low          28  on 5/10/1966      25  on 5/10/1966

Normal occurrences of...
  Highs 90 or above       1                     1
  Highs 32 or below       0                     0
  Lows  32 or below       0                     0
  Lows   0 or below       0                     0

...PRECIPITATION...
Normal liquid equivalent  4.24                  4.33
  Greatest month total   11.81 in 1899         11.49 in 1915
  Least month total       0.32 in 1934          0.47 in 1934
  Greatest 24-hour        4.20 on 5/26/1893     5.52 on 5/18/1927

Normal snowfall           0.0                   0.0
  Greatest month total    0.6 in 1929           0.1 in 1966#
  Least month total       0.0                   0.0
  Greatest 24-hour        0.6 on 5/2/1929       0.1 on 5/8/1966#

...DEGREE DAYS /BASE 65/...
Normal heating            125                   148
Normal cooling            84                    67

...FREEZE DATES...
Average last freeze       April 13              April 19
Latest last freeze        5/10/1966             5/25/1925


CLIMATOLOGICAL OUTLOOK FOR THE NEW MONTH:

   Temperature ----  EQUAL CHANCES OF ABOVE AND BELOW
                     NORMAL
   Precipitation --  SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL

# - last of several occurrences

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