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CLMUIN

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
708 AM CST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE QUINCY IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              74   12/03/2012
 LOW              -22   12/22/1989
HIGHEST            69   12/12                         58
LOWEST             19   12/19                          6
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.6              37.5    10.1     39.3
AVG. MINIMUM     34.0              22.1    11.9     28.1
MEAN             40.8              29.8    11.0     33.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               9.4    -7.4        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     13              25.4   -12.4       21
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.5    -1.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.62   1982
 MINIMUM         0.15   1955
TOTALS           5.82              2.25    3.57     1.31
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.07    0.12     0.04
DAYS >= .01        10               8.5     1.5        4
DAYS >= .10         8               4.1     3.9        3
DAYS >= .50         4               1.3     2.7        1
DAYS >= 1.00        4               0.6     3.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.61   12/13 TO 12/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     743              1091    -348      963
 SINCE 7/1       1561              2191    -630     2240
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1219              1094     125     1021
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/050    DATE  12/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/240    DATE  12/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HEAVY SNOW                 0
SNOW                      0     LIGHT SNOW                 2
SLEET                     0     FOG                       19
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     1     HAZE                       2

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

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RECORDS FOR DECEMBER 2015...

DECEMBER 12TH...

A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 51 DEGREES WAS SET AT QUINCY ILLINOIS.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 42 SET IN 1991.

A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 69 DEGREES WAS SET AT QUINCY ILLINOIS.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 67 SET IN 1991.

DECEMBER 13TH...

A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 57 DEGREES WAS SET AT QUINCY ILLINOIS.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 50 SET IN 1927.

A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.47 INCHES WAS SET AT QUINCY ILLINOIS.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.22 SET IN 1923.

DECEMBER 26TH...

A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.06 INCHES WAS SET AT QUINCY ILLINOIS.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0.55 SET IN 1941.

DECEMBER 29TH...

A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.08 INCHES WAS SET AT QUINCY ILLINOIS.
THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.96 INCHES SET IN 1927.



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