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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1018 AM CST THU MAR 1 2012

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2011 TO 2/29/2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2012

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            64   01/31        MM      MM       68
                        01/06
LOWEST              6   01/14        MM      MM      -10
                        01/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.1              37.6     7.5     34.3
AVG. MINIMUM     27.1              21.2     5.9     19.6
MEAN             36.1              29.4     6.7     27.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7              28.1   -21.1       45
DAYS MIN <= 32     70              73.7    -3.7       82
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               5.8    -5.8        5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.21   1882
 MINIMUM         1.67   1920
TOTALS           5.69              6.15   -0.46     5.43
DAILY AVG.       0.06                               0.06
DAYS >= .01        35              27.1     7.9       33
DAYS >= .10        16              13.7     2.3       16
DAYS >= .50         2               3.5    -1.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.1    -1.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.07   MM                          0.94

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           45.0   1982
 24 HR TOTAL     15.0   02/28/1900 TO 02/28/1900
TOTALS            6.4              17.5   -11.1     34.2
SINCE 7/1         6.4              18.1   -11.7     34.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  2
DAYS >= TRACE      23              13.8     9.2       38
DAYS >= 1.0         2               5.1    -3.1        9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   01/13                         11
 24 HR TOTAL      3.9   MM                           8.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2612              3203    -591     3412
 SINCE 7/1         MM              4300      MM     4286
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              10.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/250    DATE  02/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/250    DATE  02/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           35
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             29
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         27

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                      15
LIGHT RAIN               32     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               23     SLEET                      1
FOG                      42     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                     11

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

&&

WINTER SEASON (DEC-FEB) RECORDS SET:
*3RD LEAST SNOWY WINTER WITH 6.4 INCHES
*4TH WARMEST WINTER ON RECORD MEAN TEMP 36.1 F

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