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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
940 AM CDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2017

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            80   03/24        50      30       77
LOWEST             14   03/15        32     -18       16
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.8              52.1     2.7     59.6
AVG. MINIMUM     36.2              32.2     4.0     40.0
MEAN             45.5              42.1     3.4     49.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               1.6    -0.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12              15.7    -3.7        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.65   1898
 MINIMUM         0.17   1885
TOTALS           4.26              2.63    1.63     5.59
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.08    0.06     0.18
DAYS >= .01        13              10.7     2.3       12
DAYS >= .10         8               5.9     2.1        8
DAYS >= .50         3               1.7     1.3        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.70   03/30 TO 03/30              2.16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.4   1926
TOTALS            4.6               2.5     2.1      0.1
SINCE 7/1        10.3              20.6   -10.3     15.7
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.6     0.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/14                          0
                        03/13
 24 HR TOTAL      4.4   MM                           0.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     597               711    -114      464
 SINCE 7/1       3852              4982   -1130     3890
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/270    DATE  03/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/280    DATE  03/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                     12

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.
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Record daily snowfall of 4.4 inches on Mar 13th.

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JRP



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