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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1041 AM CST SAT FEB 1 2014

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              73   01/23/1909
 LOW              -22   01/05/1884
HIGHEST            51   01/13        35      16       66
LOWEST            -13   01/06        19     -32        1
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.1              34.8    -3.7     39.5
AVG. MINIMUM     11.3              18.7    -7.4     20.1
MEAN             21.2              26.7    -5.5     29.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     17              12.1     4.9        9
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              26.6     4.4       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       9               2.8     6.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.17   1907
 MINIMUM         0.04   1986
TOTALS           2.24              1.82    0.42     2.72
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.06    0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01        12               9.1     2.9        9
DAYS >= .10         5               4.3     0.7        6
DAYS >= .50         1               1.1    -0.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.90   01/05 TO 01/05              1.51

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.7   1979
TOTALS           17.4               6.4    11.0        T
SINCE 7/1        26.3              12.6    13.7      4.6
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.9     1.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   01/06                          2
 24 HR TOTAL      9.6   MM                             T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1350              1186     164     1083
 SINCE 7/1       3696              3326     370     2963
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/330    DATE  01/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/290    DATE  01/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

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

* 5TH SNOWIEST JANUARY WITH 17.4 INCHES
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 9.6 INCHES ON THE 5TH
* RECORD LOW HIGH OF -2 TIED ON THE 6TH

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