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

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2016 TO 2/28/2017...

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
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   02/24/1930
 LOW              -24   02/13/1905
HIGHEST            76   02/20        MM      MM       74
LOWEST             -3   12/19        MM      MM        1
                        12/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.9              37.6     7.3     43.7
AVG. MINIMUM     27.2              21.2     6.0     27.4
MEAN             36.1              29.4     6.7     35.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     17              28.1   -11.1       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     57              73.7   -16.7       59
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               5.8    -1.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.21   1882
 MINIMUM         1.67   1920
TOTALS           2.38              6.15   -3.77     8.89
DAILY AVG.       0.03                               0.10
DAYS >= .01        27              27.1    -0.1       25
DAYS >= .10         9              13.7    -4.7       16
DAYS >= .50         0               3.5    -3.5        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.1    -1.1        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.44   MM                          2.42

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           45.0   1982
 24 HR TOTAL     15.0   02/28/1900 TO 02/28/1900
TOTALS            5.7              17.5   -11.8     15.1
SINCE 7/1         5.7              18.1   -12.4     15.6
DAYS >= TRACE      17              13.8     3.2       17
DAYS >= 1.0         2               5.1    -3.1        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   02/09                          4
 24 HR TOTAL      2.3   MM                           3.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2604              3203    -599     2656
 SINCE 7/1         MM              4271      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/20/1991
 LATEST       05/10/1966
EARLIEST                        10/13
LATEST                          04/13
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/270    DATE  01/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/270    DATE  01/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           34
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             28
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         28

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      45     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     14
HAZE                     32

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

&&

SEASONAL RECORDS:

* 9TH LEAST SNOWY WINTER WITH 5.7 INCHES
* TIED 5TH WARMEST WINTER WITH MEAN TEMP 36.1
* 4TH DRIEST WINTER WITH 2.38 INCHES LIQUID EQUIVALENT

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