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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
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     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 SET IN DECEMBER 2015...

TEMPERATURES...

TIED IN THIRD PLACE FOR WARMEST DECEMBER ON RECORD WITH 40.8 DEGREES
PREVIOUS IN 1918.

TIED 7TH MOST NUMBER OF OCCURRENCES OF A MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE GREATER
THAN OR EQUAL TO 50 DEGREES (13 DAYS).

3RD LEAST NUMBER OF OCCURRENCES OF A MINIMUM TEMPERATURE LESS THAN OR
EQUAL TO 32 DEGREES (13 DAYS).

DECEMBER 12TH RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE SET WITH 69 DEGREES PREVIOUS 67
DEGREES IN 1991

DECEMBER 12TH RECORD HIGH MINIMUM SET WITH 51 DEGREES PREVIOUS 42 DEGREES
IN 1991

DECEMBER 13TH RECORD HIGH MINIMUM SET WITH 57 DEGREES PREVIOUS 50 DEGREES
IN 1927

PRECIPITATION...

2ND WETTEST DECEMBER ON RECORD WITH 5.82 INCHES PREVIOUS 4.96 IN 1971

DECEMBER 13TH RECORD DAILY RAINFALL WITH 1.47 INCHES PREVIOUS 1.22 INCHES
IN 1927

DECEMBER 26TH RECORD DAILY RAINFALL WITH 1.06 INCHES PREVIOUS 0.55 INCHES
IN 1941

DECEMBER 28TH RECORD DAILY RAINFALL WITH 1.08 INCHES PREVIOUS 0.96 INCHES
IN 1927


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