Climatological Report (Seasonal)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
132 PM CST SAT MAR 1 2014

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2013 TO 2/28/2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2014

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            63   02/20        MM      MM       74
LOWEST            -13   02/11        MM      MM        1
                        02/07
                        01/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     32.5              37.6    -5.1     41.3
AVG. MINIMUM     13.2              21.2    -8.0     24.7
MEAN             22.8              29.4    -6.6     33.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     47              28.1    18.9       21
DAYS MIN <= 32     85              73.7    11.3       72
DAYS MIN <= 0      16               5.8    10.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.21   1882
 MINIMUM         1.67   1920
TOTALS           7.03              6.15    0.88     9.00
DAILY AVG.       0.08                               0.10
DAYS >= .01        31              27.1     3.9       31
DAYS >= .10        15              13.7     1.3       20
DAYS >= .50         5               3.5     1.5        7
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.1    -1.1        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.90   01/05                       1.51

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           45.0   1982
 24 HR TOTAL     15.0   02/28/1900
TOTALS           41.6              17.5    24.1     13.5
SINCE 7/1        42.3              18.1    24.2     13.5
DAYS >= TRACE      40              13.8    26.2       23
DAYS >= 1.0         9               5.1     3.9        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   02/15                          5
 24 HR TOTAL      9.6   01/05                        5.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3765              3203     562     2848
 SINCE 7/1       4947              4271     676     3909
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        1
 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              10.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    51/250    DATE  02/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/250    DATE  02/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           37
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             29
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         24

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              4
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       8
LIGHT SNOW               40     SLEET                      0
FOG                      41     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                     24

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

&&

RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING THE PERIOD:

SEASONAL RECORDS (DECEMBER 1 THROUGH FEBRUARY 28) --
* 8TH COLDEST WINTER ON RECORD WITH MEAN TEMPERATURE OF 22.8 DEGREES
* 2ND SNOWIEST WINTER ON RECORD WITH 41.6 INCHES

DECEMBER -- NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED

JANUARY --
* 5TH SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD WITH 17.4 INCHES
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 9.5 INCHES ON THE 5TH
* JANUARY RECORD SNOWFALL FOR A CALENDAR DAY OF 9.5 INCHES ON THE 5TH
* TIED RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 2 BELOW ZERO ON THE 6TH

FEBRUARY --
* 7TH COLDEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD WITH MEAN TEMPERATURE OF 20.1 DEGREES
* TIED 5TH SNOWIEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD WITH 16.0 INCHES
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 4.2 INCHES ON THE 4TH
* RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 7 DEGREES ON THE 6TH
* RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 13 BELOW ZERO ON THE 7TH
* RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 13 BELOW ZERO ON THE 11TH
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 5.5 INCHES ON THE 14TH
* FEBRUARY RECORD WIND SPEED OF 64 MPH ON THE 20TH

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GEELHART






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