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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1005 AM CST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              74   12/03/2012
                        12/28/1984
                        12/03/1970
 LOW              -21   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            56   12/26        38      18       62
LOWEST              8   12/31        23     -15        1
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.4              38.3     2.1     36.4
AVG. MINIMUM     28.6              22.5     6.1     18.1
MEAN             34.5              30.4     4.1     27.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               8.7    -3.7       12
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              24.6    -4.6       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.6    -1.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.94   1982
 MINIMUM         0.15   1955
TOTALS           1.95              2.52   -0.57     1.60
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.08   -0.02     0.05
DAYS >= .01         9               9.9    -0.9        7
DAYS >= .10         3               5.4    -2.4        3
DAYS >= .50         2               1.4     0.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.73   12/22 TO 12/22              0.72
                        12/21 TO 12/22
                        12/22 TO 12/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.7   1977
TOTALS            0.5               5.6    -5.1      8.2
SINCE 7/1         4.2               6.2    -2.0      8.9
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.7    -1.7        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   12/19                          6
 24 HR TOTAL      0.5   12/18 TO 12/18               3.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     936              1072    -136     1164
 SINCE 7/1       2172              2140      32     2346
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1162              1122      40     1145
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/270    DATE  12/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/290    DATE  12/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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RECORD WARM LOW OF 45 DEGREES ON DEC 15TH

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JRP


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