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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
833 PM CST FRI JAN 2 2015

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...THE LINCOLN IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1905 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             113   07/15/1936
 LOW              -34   01/15/1927
HIGHEST            94   08/25        MM      MM       96  09/10
LOWEST            -16   02/11        MM      MM       -3  12/12
                        02/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.1              62.3    -3.2     60.8
AVG. MINIMUM     38.5              41.9    -3.4     40.2
MEAN             48.8              52.1    -3.3     50.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      7              20.3   -13.3       17
DAYS MAX <= 32     58              33.8    24.2       39
DAYS MIN <= 32    141             115.8    25.2      142
DAYS MIN <= 0      19               5.7    13.3        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        56.25   2008
 MINIMUM        14.03   1988
TOTALS          44.38             39.60    4.78    36.30
DAILY AVG.       0.12                               0.10
DAYS >= .01       130             113.8    16.2      111
DAYS >= .10        73              71.2     1.8       67
DAYS >= .50        35              25.7     9.3       25
DAYS >= 1.00       11               9.0     2.0       10
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.48   09/10                       2.02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           50.9   1914
 24 HR TOTAL     13.0   02/23/1914
TOTALS           40.8              20.5    20.3     27.4
DAYS >= TRACE      60              14.8    45.2       49
DAYS >= 1.0        14               6.8     7.2        6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   02/18                         11
                        02/16
 24 HR TOTAL      7.4   01/05                       10.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6593              5708     885     6129
COOLING TOTAL     838              1017    -179      947

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/11/1917
 LATEST       05/29/1925
EARLIEST                        10/12
LATEST                          04/18
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SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             43     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               31     RAIN                      57
LIGHT RAIN              142     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                      10
LIGHT SNOW               58     SLEET                      1
FOG                     109     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                     16

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

&&

RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING 2014:

ANNUAL RECORDS:
* 3RD SNOWIEST CALENDAR YEAR ON RECORD WITH 40.8 INCHES

SEASONAL RECORDS:
* COLDEST WINTER ON RECORD AT 20.6 DEGREES
* SNOWIEST WINTER (DEC-FEB) ON RECORD WITH 41.1 INCHES
* SNOWIEST CALENDAR WINTER ON RECORD WITH 46.3 INCHES
* 10TH DRIEST SPRING ON RECORD WITH 6.66 INCHES
* 8TH WETTEST SUMMER ON RECORD WITH 17.33 INCHES
* TIED 8TH COOLEST SUMMER ON RECORD AT 71.4 DEGREES
* 3RD COOLEST AUTUMN ON RECORD AT 50.4 DEGREES
* 8TH WETTEST AUTUMN ON RECORD WITH 14.28 INCHES

JANUARY:
* 4TH SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD WITH 18.0 INCHES
* RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -13 DEGREES ON THE 3RD
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 7.3 INCHES ON THE 5TH
* TIED MONTHLY RECORD COLD HIGH OF -5 DEGREES ON THE 6TH
* RECORD DAILY COLD HIGH OF -5 DEGREES ON THE 6TH

FEBRUARY:
* COLDEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD AT 17.2 DEGREES
* 4TH SNOWIEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD WITH 16.7 INCHES
* RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 0.59 INCHES ON THE 1ST
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 4.0 INCHES ON THE 4TH
* RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 5 DEGREES ON THE 6TH
* RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -16 DEGREES ON THE 7TH
* RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -16 DEGREES ON THE 11TH
* RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -4 DEGREES ON THE 13TH
* RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -14 DEGREES ON THE 15TH

MARCH:
* COLDEST MARCH HIGH TEMPERATURE ON RECORD OF 15 DEGREES ON THE 2ND
* RECORD DAILY COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 15 DEGREES ON THE 2ND
* RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -4 DEGREES ON THE 3RD

APRIL -- NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED

MAY:
* TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 88 DEGREES ON THE 7TH
* TIED RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 36 DEGREES ON THE 17TH

JUNE -- NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED

JULY:
* COOLEST JULY ON RECORD AT 68.6 DEGREES
* RECORD COOL HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 71 DEGREES ON THE 2ND
* RECORD COOL HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 69 DEGREES ON THE 15TH

AUGUST:
* 9TH WETTEST AUGUST ON RECORD WITH 6.13 INCHES
* RECORD COOL HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 70 DEGREES ON THE 7TH
* RECORD COOL HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 73 DEGREES ON THE 8TH
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 1.80 INCHES ON THE 29TH

SEPTEMBER:
* 7TH WETTEST SEPTEMBER ON RECORD WITH 7.62 INCHES
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 2.29 INCHES ON THE 9TH
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 2.48 INCHES ON THE 10TH
* RECORD COOL HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 57 DEGREES ON THE 12TH

OCTOBER:
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 2.08 INCHES ON THE 2ND

NOVEMBER:
* TIED RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF A TRACE ON THE 13TH
* RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 21 DEGREES ON THE 18TH

DECEMBER -- NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED.


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GEELHART






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