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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1048 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              78   02/24/1930
 LOW              -24   02/13/1905
HIGHEST            57   02/08        39      18       63
                        02/07
LOWEST            -14   02/27        23     -37      -13
AVG. MAXIMUM     30.5              39.9    -9.4     30.0
AVG. MINIMUM     10.5              22.6   -12.1     10.1
MEAN             20.5              31.2   -10.7     20.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     15               7.2     7.8       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              22.5     3.5       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               1.3     2.7        7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.92   1882
 MINIMUM         0.30   1907
TOTALS           1.88              1.81    0.07     3.19
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.06    0.01     0.11
DAYS >= .01        11               8.1     2.9       12
DAYS >= .10         5               4.0     1.0        7
DAYS >= .50         1               1.0     0.0        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.60   01/31 TO 02/01              0.73

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.4   1900
TOTALS           22.6               5.5    17.1     16.0
SINCE 7/1        30.2              18.1    12.1     42.3
DAYS >= 1.0         6               1.5     4.5        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        12   02/21                         11
 24 HR TOTAL      8.9   MM                           5.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1240               945     295     1251
 SINCE 7/1       4569              4271     298     4947
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/330    DATE  02/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/310    DATE  02/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      6

-  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 IN FEBRUARY:

* DAILY RECORD SNOWFALL OF 8.9 INCHES ON THE 20TH
* TIED RECORD LOW OF -5 ON THE 23RD
* RECORD LOW OF -8 ON THE 24TH
* RECORD LOW OF -14 ON THE 27TH (ALSO LOWEST TEMP SO LATE IN SEASON)
* RECORD LOW HIGH OF 13 ON THE 27TH
* 9TH COLDEST FEBRUARY WITH MEAN TEMP 20.5
* 2ND SNOWIEST FEBRUARY WITH 22.6 INCHES

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