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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
340 PM CST THU JAN 3 2013

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...THE QUINCY IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             114   07/15/1936
 LOW              -29   02/13/1905
HIGHEST           105   07/25
                        07/23
                        07/07
LOWEST              7   01/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.4              62.1     5.3
AVG. MINIMUM     46.0              43.3     2.7
MEAN             56.7              52.7     4.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     60
DAYS MAX <= 32     19
DAYS MIN <= 32    102
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        66.60   1973
 MINIMUM        20.00   1953
TOTALS          25.80             37.33  -11.53
DAYS >= .01        99
DAYS >= .10        51
DAYS >= .50        13
DAYS >= 1.00        6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.36   08/25 TO 08/26

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4498              5582   -1084
 SINCE 7/1       2048              2191    -143
COOLING TOTAL    1575              1095     480
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/300    DATE  12/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    66/010    DATE  09/05


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             52     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     26

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


...2012...A YEAR FOR THE RECORD BOOKS...

...ANNUAL...

8TH WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD (56.7 DEGREES).
13 TOTAL DAILY RECORD HIGHS SET OR TIED.
16 TOTAL DAILY RECORD HIGH MINIMUMS SET OR TIED.
3 TOTAL DAILY RECORD LOWS SET OR TIED.
2 TOTAL DAILY RECORD LOW MAXIMUMS SET OR TIED.
8TH MOST OCCURRENCES OF MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO
100 DEGREES (14 DAYS).

5TH MOST OCCURRENCES OF MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO
70 DEGREES (186 DAYS).

4TH MOST OCCURRENCES OF MAXIMUM TEMPERATUER GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO
60 DEGREES (236 DAYS).

7TH MOST OCCURRENCES OF MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO
50 DEGREES (279 DAYS).

9TH DRIEST YEAR ON RECORD (25.80 INCHES).


...SEASONAL...

FALL (SEP - NOV) 2012 WAS FIRST BELOW NORMAL SEASONAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
SINCE WINTER (DEC - FEB) 2010-2011.

10TH WARMEST SUMMER ON RECORD (79.1 DEGREES).
7TH DRIEST SUMMER ON RECORD (6.05 INCHES).
WARMEST SPRING ON RECORD (60.3 DEGREES) PREVIOUS 59.4 DEGREES IN 1921.
9TH DRIEST SPRING ON RECORD (5.87 INCHES).


...MONTHLY...

JANUARY...

16TH WARMEST ON RECORD.
SET 1 RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE
SET 1 RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.

FEBRUARY...

20TH WARMEST ON RECORD.

MARCH...

WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD (56.0 DEGREES). PREVIOUS 55.5 DEGREES IN 1946.
SET OR TIED 6 RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES.
SET OR TIED 7 HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURES.

APRIL...

SET 1 RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE.


MAY...

8TH WARMEST ON RECORD.
SET 3 RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURES.
6TH DRIEST ON RECORD.

JUNE...

SET 2 RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES.
SET 1 RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE.
4TH DRIEST ON RECORD.

JULY...

5TH WARMEST ON RECORD.
SET 2 RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES.
SET 1 RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.

AUGUST...

SET OR TIED 2 RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES.
15TH WETTEST ON RECORD.

SEPTEMBER...

NO RECORDS.

OCTOBER...

16TH COLDEST ON RECORD.
SET 2 RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES.
SET 3 RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURES.
19TH WETTEST ON RECORD.

NOVEMBER...

SET 1 RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.

DECEMBER...

18TH WARMEST ON RECORD.
SET 1 RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE WHICH IS ALSO THE WARMEST MAXIMUM EVER
RECORDED (74 DEGREES ON 12/3).

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