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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1109 AM CDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2017

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            85   04/19        63      22       85
                        04/15
                        04/14
LOWEST             36   04/01        43      -7       27
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.9              64.6     5.3     66.2
AVG. MINIMUM     48.5              42.4     6.1     44.2
MEAN             59.2              53.5     5.7     55.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               3.5    -3.5        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.23   1893
 MINIMUM         0.71   1889
TOTALS           6.92              3.51    3.41     2.77
DAILY AVG.       0.23              0.12    0.11     0.09
DAYS >= .01        13              11.3     1.7       10
DAYS >= .10         8               7.0     1.0        7
DAYS >= .50         6               2.4     3.6        3
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.62   04/29 TO 04/30              0.61

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.2   1982
TOTALS            0.0               0.3    -0.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1        10.3              20.9   -10.6     15.7
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     202               363    -161      308
 SINCE 7/1       4054              5345   -1291     4198
COOLING TOTAL      37                18      19       20
 SINCE 1/1         37                20      17       20
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/070    DATE  04/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/070    DATE  04/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              9     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     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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