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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1002 AM CDT WED MAY 1 2013

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   04/25/1986
                        04/11/1930
                        04/10/1930
 LOW               17   04/05/1920
HIGHEST            84   04/30        63      21       88
LOWEST             24   04/02        43     -19       28
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.0              64.6    -2.6     69.2
AVG. MINIMUM     40.9              42.4    -1.5     44.4
MEAN             51.4              53.5    -2.1     56.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      5               3.5     1.5        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.23   1893
 MINIMUM         0.71   1889
TOTALS           5.07              3.51    1.56     4.48
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.12    0.05     0.15
DAYS >= .01        13              11.3     1.7       10
DAYS >= .10         7               7.0     0.0        8
DAYS >= .50         4               2.4     1.6        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.58   04/18 TO 04/18              2.07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.2   1982
TOTALS              T               0.3    -0.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1        33.1              20.9    12.2      9.2
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/19 TO 04/19               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     413               363      50      266
 SINCE 7/1       5230              5345    -115     4071
COOLING TOTAL      14                18      -4       26
 SINCE 1/1         14                20      -6       77
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/250    DATE  04/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/250    DATE  04/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

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RECORD ESTABLISHED IN SPRINGFIELD DURING APRIL:

* TIED RECORD SNOWFALL OF A TRACE ON APR 19

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