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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
951 AM CDT THU MAY 1 2014

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              90   04/25/1986
                        04/11/1930
                        04/10/1930
 LOW               17   04/05/1920
HIGHEST            82   04/26        63      19       84
                        04/20
                        04/12
LOWEST             29   04/15        43     -14       24
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.0              64.6     2.4     62.0
AVG. MINIMUM     44.0              42.4     1.6     40.9
MEAN             55.5              53.5     2.0     51.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               3.5    -1.5        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.23   1893
 MINIMUM         0.71   1889
TOTALS           4.31              3.51    0.80     5.07
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.12    0.02     0.17
DAYS >= .01        11              11.3    -0.3       13
DAYS >= .10         8               7.0     1.0        7
DAYS >= .50         5               2.4     2.6        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.57   04/02 TO 04/03              1.58

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.2   1982
TOTALS            0.1               0.3    -0.2        T
SINCE 7/1        45.7              20.9    24.8     33.1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.1   04/14 TO 04/14                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     289               363     -74      413
 SINCE 7/1       6091              5345     746     5230
COOLING TOTAL      10                18      -8       14
 SINCE 1/1         10                20     -10       14
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/170    DATE  04/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/330    DATE  04/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

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

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RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING THE MONTH:

* TIED WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE OF 60 DEGREES ON THE 13TH

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EJL




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