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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
859 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   08/09/1934
                        08/08/1934
 LOW               43   08/29/1986
                        08/13/1964
HIGHEST            96   08/25        85      11       95
LOWEST             53   08/13        65     -12       48
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.5              84.9    -0.4     84.6
AVG. MINIMUM     66.8              63.6     3.2     61.8
MEAN             75.6              74.2     1.4     73.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      5               6.6    -1.6        5
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.37   1981
 MINIMUM         0.10   1943
TOTALS           6.64              3.24    3.40     0.34
DAILY AVG.       0.21              0.10    0.11     0.01
DAYS >= .01        15               8.3     6.7        2
DAYS >= .10         5               5.2    -0.2        2
DAYS >= .50         4               2.1     1.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.50   08/28 TO 08/29              0.22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 4      -4        5
 SINCE 7/1          3                 5      -2       11
COOLING TOTAL     339               291      48      266
 SINCE 1/1       1033               970      63      940
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/350    DATE  08/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/360    DATE  08/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      7

-  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 MONTH:

AUG 28 - RECORD RAINFALL OF 2.49 INCHES

FOURTH WETTEST AUG WITH 6.64 INCHES

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JRP



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