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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1013 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              91   03/21/1907
 LOW              -12   03/05/1960
HIGHEST            78   03/16        50      28       74
LOWEST              0   03/06        32     -32       -2
                        03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.5              52.1    -0.6     48.6
AVG. MINIMUM     29.5              32.2    -2.7     25.7
MEAN             40.5              42.1    -1.6     37.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               1.6     0.4        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     19              15.7     3.3       24
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.1     1.9        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.65   1898
 MINIMUM         0.17   1885
TOTALS           1.56              2.63   -1.07     1.79
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.08   -0.03     0.06
DAYS >= .01         9              10.7    -1.7        7
DAYS >= .10         4               5.9    -1.9        4
DAYS >= .50         1               1.7    -0.7        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.55   03/24 TO 03/24              0.57

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.4   1926
TOTALS            3.7               2.5     1.2      3.3
SINCE 7/1        33.9              20.6    13.3     45.6
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.6     0.4        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   03/01                          2
 24 HR TOTAL      3.7   MM                           1.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     752               711      41      855
 SINCE 7/1       5321              4982     339     5802
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/180    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/210    DATE  03/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      5

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

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