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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
538 AM CST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY
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              78   02/24/1930
 LOW              -24   02/13/1905
HIGHEST            76   02/20        39      37       74
LOWEST              9   02/09        23     -14        7
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.9              39.9    15.0     44.4
AVG. MINIMUM     31.2              22.6     8.6     26.3
MEAN             43.0              31.2    11.8     35.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               7.2    -6.2        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     15              22.5    -7.5       21
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.3    -1.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.92   1882
 MINIMUM         0.30   1907
TOTALS           0.45              1.81   -1.36     1.24
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.06   -0.04     0.04
DAYS >= .01         7               8.1    -1.1        6
DAYS >= .10         3               4.0    -1.0        4
DAYS >= .50         0               1.0    -1.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.16   02/07 TO 02/08              0.42
                        02/08 TO 02/08
                        02/08 TO 02/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.4   1900
TOTALS            2.1               5.5    -3.4      8.3
SINCE 7/1         5.7              18.1   -12.4     15.6
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.5    -0.5        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   02/09                          4
 24 HR TOTAL      2.1   MM                           3.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     609               945    -336      851
 SINCE 7/1       3255              4271   -1016     3426
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/290    DATE  02/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/290    DATE  02/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                     11

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

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RECORDS SET IN FEBRURARY:

* RECORD HIGH OF 73 ON THE 17TH
* RECORD HIGH OF 68 ON THE 18TH
* RECORD WARM LOW OF 43 ON THE 18TH
* RECORD HIGH OF 71 ON THE 19TH
* RECORD HIGH OF 76 ON THE 20TH
* RECORD WARM LOW OF 51 ON THE 20TH
* RECORD WARM LOW OF 53 ON THE 21ST
* RECORD HIGH OF 72 ON THE 28TH
* 2ND WARMEST FEB ON RECORD WITH MEAN TEMP 43.0
* 3RD DRIEST FEB ON RECORD


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