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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1003 AM CDT FRI JUN 1 2012

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2012 TO 5/31/2012...

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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             101   05/31/1934
 LOW              -12   03/05/1960
HIGHEST            91   05/28        MM      MM       91
                        05/26
                        05/27
LOWEST             13   03/05        MM      MM       24
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.1              63.8     9.3     64.8
AVG. MINIMUM     49.3              42.4     6.9     44.3
MEAN             61.2              53.1     8.1     54.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               0.9     5.1        2
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.6    -1.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     10              19.3    -9.3       16
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        21.83   1977
 MINIMUM         4.37   1930
TOTALS          10.44             10.38    0.06    10.41
DAILY AVG.       0.11                               0.11
DAYS >= .01        26              33.7    -7.7       34
DAYS >= .10        19              20.2    -1.2       18
DAYS >= .50         7               6.7     0.3        6
DAYS >= 1.00        3               2.3     0.7        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.33   MM                          1.25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.2   1906
 24 HR TOTAL      9.2   03/19/1906 TO 03/19/1906
TOTALS            2.8               2.8     0.0        T
SINCE 7/1         9.2              20.9   -11.7     34.2
DAYS >= TRACE       1               2.2    -1.2        7
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/05                          0
 24 HR TOTAL      2.8   MM                             T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     583              1198    -615     1103
 SINCE 7/1         MM              5470      MM     5389
COOLING TOTAL     257               105     152      159
 SINCE 1/1        257               104     153      159

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              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/190    DATE  03/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/160    DATE  03/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           65
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             21
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             16     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      13
LIGHT RAIN               32     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      28     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      9

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

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SPRING 2012 RECORDS ESTABLISHED:
*WARMEST SPRING ON RECORD

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