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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1254 PM CST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE LINCOLN IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

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            95   09/06        MM      MM       94  08/25
                        09/04
LOWEST             -8   01/08        MM      MM      -16  02/11
                                                          02/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.8              62.3     0.5     59.1
AVG. MINIMUM     41.7              41.9    -0.2     38.5
MEAN             52.3              52.1     0.2     48.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     14              20.3    -6.3        7
DAYS MAX <= 32     36              33.8     2.2       58
DAYS MIN <= 32    117             115.8     1.2      141
DAYS MIN <= 0      13               5.7     7.3       19

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        56.25   2008
 MINIMUM        14.03   1988
TOTALS          48.62             39.60    9.02    44.38
DAILY AVG.       0.13                               0.12
DAYS >= .01       127             113.8    13.2      130
DAYS >= .10        76              71.2     4.8       73
DAYS >= .50        38              25.7    12.3       35
DAYS >= 1.00       14               9.0     5.0       11
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.40   07/08                       2.48

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           50.9   1914
 24 HR TOTAL     13.0   02/23/1914
TOTALS           21.6              20.5     1.1     40.8
DAYS >= TRACE      32              14.8    17.2       60
DAYS >= 1.0        10               6.8     3.2       14
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   03/02                          9
                        03/01
 24 HR TOTAL      3.7   02/01                        7.4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5485              5708    -223     6593
COOLING TOTAL     998              1017     -19      838

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             42     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               41     RAIN                      68
LIGHT RAIN              137     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       7
LIGHT SNOW               25     SLEET                      1
FOG                      97     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     15
HAZE                      2

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

&&

RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING THE PERIOD:

ANNUAL RECORDS --
* 6TH WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD WITH 48.62 INCHES

SEASONAL RECORDS -- NONE ESTABLISHED

JANUARY -- NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED

FEBRUARY --
* 4TH COLDEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD AT 18.5 DEGREES
* RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 13 DEGREES ON THE 19TH
* RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 16 DEGREES ON THE 27TH

MARCH --
* RECORD DAILY COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 16 DEGREES ON THE 4TH

APRIL -- NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED

MAY --
* 7TH WETTEST MAY ON RECORD WITH 7.84 INCHES
* RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 51 DEGREES ON THE 20TH
* RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 57 DEGREES ON THE 31ST

JUNE --
* 3RD WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD WITH 9.67 INCHES

JULY --
* TIED 9TH COOLEST JULY ON RECORD AT 73.0 DEGREES
* RECORD DAILY COOL HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 62 DEGREES ON THE 8TH
* RECORD MONTHLY COOL HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 62 DEGREES ON THE 8TH

AUGUST --
* 9TH DRIEST AUGUST ON RECORD WITH 1.08 INCHES

SEPTEMBER --
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 1.64 INCHES ON THE 8TH
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 2.21 INCHES ON THE 18TH

OCTOBER --
* RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 26 DEGREES ON THE 17TH

NOVEMBER --
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 1.0 INCH ON THE 21ST

DECEMBER --
* WARMEST DECEMBER ON RECORD AT 40.2 DEGREES
* 3RD WETTEST DECEMBER ON RECORD WITH 6.81 INCHES
* 3RD LEAST SNOWY DECEMBER ON RECORD WITH 0.1 INCH
* RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 67 DEGREES ON THE 12TH
* RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 49 DEGREES ON THE 12TH
* RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 59 DEGREES ON THE 13TH
* RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 1.68 INCHES ON THE 26TH
* RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 1.96 INCHES ON THE 28TH

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GEELHART


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